“Stand Up Paddle Board Racing for Beginners” is the perfect newbie's guide to preparing for your first paddle board race.
Paddle boarding takes certain equipment and it can be intimidating to even think about entering a competition, so this provides a great place to start. There is a lot of information out there and training guides geared towards advanced paddle boarders, but nothing really for the beginner. This is a nice, easy introduction to the basics of paddle boarding and how that relates to training for a race.
In this guide, learn about:
-Why I wrote this book
-Different water to train in and how their altitude affects training (specifically in Lake Tahoe, USA)
-Finding the right coach
-Access to water and why people paddle board
-The basics of paddle boarding
-Finding the right kind of paddle board for your race
-The best paddles and other accessories for your competition
-What to wear
-When to start training
-Know how much time you have to train
-Developing balance, strength and endurance
-Paddle stroke techniques
-Safety: the key to having fun
-What to expect on race day
-Takeaways from my first races
-Tips and tricks
-My personal training diary and additional resources
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