“….Terrell said he expects the Smart Paddle to improve paddler’s performance in many ways. First, it intends to help them determine a normal stroke rate to allow them the ability to notice when they’re starting to tire or when their form starts falling. This is especially important for beginners developing their form.
“It will give them a few very important things to think about and realize that most beginner paddlers don’t learn until they are months into paddling, and that is the importance of having an effective efficient stroke,” Terrell said. “When paddling you want to learn how to set your blade in the water and most efficiently pull yourself past the submerged blade so that you can paddle further with fewer strokes…”