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Paddle boarding, a must-have water sport, is easier to learn than surfboarding

Preface

we do something different this summer – the OARS. Mention paddle board some small partners may confuse it with surfboard, paddle board although long and surfboard is very similar, but the paddle board is not a surfboard! The OARS easy handling and the diversity of the play, has produced the most popular water sports. It is a healthy aerobic experience for all ages, as well as a water sport for beginners..

What is paddle boarding

Paddle boarding (SUP) is also known as upright paddle surfing. Initially, surf instructors were able to manage the large number of students, because standing upright on the surfboard gave them a better view of the surrounding environment, as well as the distant surge.

Paddle source

The sport of paddleboarding originated in Hawaii in the 1960s. In recent years has gradually swept the world, SUP Paddle board has become one of the most popular water sports, the full name Stand Up Paddle, SUP for short, so paddle board players are SUPER! Because easy to play, style diversity, lying, lying down, kneeling, sitting, standing, jump in the water swimming, at any time the OARS in recent years gradually popular in China; It is because of its high participation and the characteristic of low threshold, even novice players, you can immediately begin, people involved in the OARS movement can from children to old man, even your family pet dog also can play together. Paddle blade surface is broad, so it has more buoyancy, make the player more easy to balance, and also equipped with a paddle, in a variety of surface to paddle forward can experience the fun.

Mode Play Chapter

Standing technique:

If you are playing for the first time, it is best to choose a calm water, there are no boats and floating objects around. In the beginning, you will feel kneeling on the board than stand up easier. 1: the board in the shallows, stand next to the board and paddle like stent paddle on the edge of the board oar page inserted into the water. 2: two hands holding the board on the edge of the intermediate part, one hand always holding a paddle. 3: kneel at the back of the board, the plasma flat again on the OARS. 4: balance knees feel board. So that the head of the board does not tilt up and the tail does not sink into the water. 5: hand hold on one side of the board, to make it stable. 6: when you feel ready, first up one foot, then stood up and standing position is your knees kneeling position. Of course, you can also bring a friend to hold the board for you and help you stand up.

Bladework

1: When you skate on the right side, your right hand holds the lower part of the paddle and your left hand holds the upper part of the paddle.

2: blade camber is turn your back on your head, at first you may feel doesn’t make sense on the vision.

3: keep your arms are straight, paddle with your body.

4: paddle, using hand push down above.

5: plug blade into the water first, and then put it hard pull down ankle, water.

6: start can slowly come, unnecessary with great strength from the start.

7: at the start of shift, with little incentive to paddle, will let you every time after more effective, farther.

8: wants to keep a straight line, both sides to take turns, every 4 to 5 times in one side.

9: when the other oar, don’t forget to change their hands up and down position.

Stand and row

1: Keep your feet as balanced as possible, shoulder-width apart, and stand in the middle of the paddle board.

2: keep your feet forward, knees bent, back straight.

3: use your hips to keep balance, not with your body.

4: keep your head shoulders straight and stability, use your hips to adjust your body position.

5: visual ahead, don’t just stare at the feet.

Sit and row

1: New posture, master the best balance, and the fish near the water. Row

2: feet straight, more can guarantee the smooth degree.

3: row sit relatively easier, keep the center of gravity in the middle of the pulp board.

Slide on one’s knees

1: Master balance, maximum use of core strength, speed and passion!

2: kneeling on the board, according to the need to adjust your position, until you feel the board has stable enough.

3: keep your head straight shoulder and stability, and use your legs to adjust your body position.

Some knowledge of paddle boarding

Core material of paddle board

EPS Foam material: Foam material coated with fiberglass or epoxy resin is the way most boards are made. Sometimes carbon fiber and plastic are also used, and the weight of the board varies according to the internal structure. Hollow, hollow core) : some intermediate board, because of the production process, using hollow technology. Some high-end boards will also use this technology to reduce the weight of the board and enhance its performance. Polyurethane foam material: is a little heavier than EPS foam, commonly used in entry-level board. The structure of the inflatable boards: inflatable board drop – stitch, the material is PVC package. Inflatable boards are more resistant, lighter and easier to carry, and easy to store.

Tail Fin

Tail fin can increase the ability of water control and stability, and its types include: large single fin: the fin is installed on the base, with a small pin. There is a slot in the base to insert the fin. Three fin Settings: this setting to go straight in the past decade, also have helped to control in the process of surfing. Race caudal fin: this straight and hard fins and in the long board is helpful to advance in the wind. It can greatly improve the board’s catching ability and flipping ability. Inflatable board fins: inflatable boards have paste the caudal fin of a rubber, also has a detachable tail fin.

Paddle boarding combines both aspects of water skiing and surfing, and we have the current classification of water skiing. Water skiing is currently the fastest growing sport in the world. Its equipment is growing at a 200% rate. According to some famous coach water skiing and water skiing board brand founder thinks, aquaplane movement can be accepted by the public widely and quickly, is because the water skiing sports not only can exercise to the muscles of the body, still can exercise to the central force, balance and flexible reaction ability, and the ascension of all don’t need to compulsive exercise. Besides, being able to go outside and enjoy nature on the water, how can you feel like you are exercising hard? Though long board is a whole body movement, but all ages or body state can try. Unlike surfing, you don’t need rough weather to play, and calm water is the best option for beginners. “Surfing hasn’t become a mainstream sport in the United States because a lot of people don’t live near the ocean, and the beauty of wakeboarding is that you can do it in the ocean, lakes, rivers, any body of water.” Aquaplane history can be traced back to around 1960, when the WAIKIKI beach boys in order to make surf effect more dazzle, and adopted the bracket with OARS to assist. It wasn’t until 2000 that some of the top surfers began using paddleboards in order to continue training in calm seas. Today, water skiing is becoming a mainstream sport, promoted by the World Paddleboarding Federation WPA, and now water skiing competitions, parties, and teaching can be found in many countries.

Inflatable water skis are becoming more and more common in water skiing. Of course, there are good reasons for this phenomenon. Inflatable water skis are practical, durable and can meet the needs of most water skiers. They’re not just a big raft, it’s not the same thing as a raft.

Advantages of inflatable water skis:

Easy storage and transportation are the two most obvious advantages of inflatable water skis. It can easily be stored in the trunk of the car or in the storage room under the stairs. This is why many people now like to choose inflatable water skis. Durable. For inflatable water skis, there are fewer hassles. Generally speaking, when you get out of the water to do something else temporarily, it is not easy to find a soft lawn to place your hard board, sometimes only in the parking lot. But you also care more about the board when it’s intact, and when the board has the first scratch, you don’t care so much about where you put it. So for a hard board, its best condition is when it is taken out of the store. But inflatable water skis are different. If you keep them properly, even if you take them out two years later, they’ll still be the same. (Unless it was chewed by your dog!) And for young children, inflatable boards are also a priority.

Easy to sell: Because of the above two points, inflatable water skis are better to sell than hard boards. Just pack it up, pack it up and ship it. Even if it was run over by a truck, it came out the other side in perfect condition. In addition, the second-hand board of inflatable water skis will be more assured to buy. As long as he doesn’t open the glue, there’s no other problem, and it’s just as good as new.