Race Visualization for CSL/GHFC dragon boat team

Imagine you are getting into the boat – find your seat – settle yourself in.

Paddle our for the warm-up – Focus on your foundations.

Snap your Recovery – use your body not your arms

Rotation – chest to chest with your partner

Reach – like holding that bow & arrow – REACH for greatness

Clean entry – Spear and catch Top hands outside the boat, leaning out –

Falling on the blades Hammer it down – Drive Those Legs!.

Come into the warm-up area to practice starts.

1 stroke only – as if this is the only stroke in the race

6 strokes only – 6 and 6. – watch the transition

1-16 Ready and reach– heads up watch the timing – Good!

Sit and Wait – move the boat – settle in .

Call on your power word – Call on your power animal – Mastery Experience

Take a deep breath – Bubble around our boat.

Starter has the Race – Attention Please

Go! 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Up, Up, Up, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,

Ready and reach with power! Reach with Power!

Heads up – Eyes forward – Lean out – Top hands out of the boat

Drive those legs – Hammer it down

Series in 3-2-1.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 – Ready and Reach with Power!

Looking good guys – Feel the Surge – Keep it steady

Use the hips – Drive those legs – Hammer it down

Rotation – Reach it out – Reach for Greatness

Series in 3-2-1.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 – Ready and Reach with Power!

Looking good guys – Feel the Surge – Keep it steady

Use the hips – Drive those legs – Hammer it down

Rotation – Reach it out – Reach for Greatness

This is easy! – Focus in the boat

Heads up – Eyes Forward – follow the lead strokes

Finish it now!

Power Power Power

Drive Drive Drive

Hammer Hammer Hammer

More More More

Yes Yes Yes

Let it Run….

Good race everybody

Pat each other on the back

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