How To Turn Your Paddle Board WIth A Sweep Stroke
The sweep stroke is used to turn your paddle board. Start with the blade parallel to the side of the board, and sweep it in a wide arc away from the board. Use this stroke to turn your board in the direction you want to go. The sweep stroke is particularly useful when you need to turn quickly or avoid obstacles.
To perform the sweep stroke, follow these steps:
- Start with the blade of your paddle parallel to the side of your board.
- Sweep the blade of your paddle in a wide arc away from the board, towards the back of the board.
- Alternate sides with each stroke to maintain a straight course.
Practice this stroke to improve your paddling technique and control of your board. Remember to use the sweep stroke when you need to turn your board in the direction you want to go.
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