Dear Residents and Merchants of the Village on False Creek, International Village, Citygate, and North and South False Creek
The Dragon Zone Paddling Club is pleased to announce our second annual Dragon Zone Paddler’s Expo on Saturday March 9th from noon to 4:30PM at the Creekside Community Centre, home of the Dragon Zone Paddling Club – please join us!
The Dragon Zone Paddling Club Expo is a great place to try out dragon boating, meet teams, paddlers and visit vendors including fitness professionals and therapists. It’s a place for teams to recruit new paddlers, paddlers to find a new team and to attend skill workshops.
There are many ways to participate:
Try-out Dragon Boating! Individuals are welcome to try-out dragon boating at noon, 1PM, or 3PM. Sessions last 45 minutes. The tryouts are FREE but registering is the only way to secure a spot on the boat. http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/creekside-community-recreation-centre.aspx
Looking for a team or information on how to start dragon boating OR kayaking? – From noon to 4:30PM you are welcome to come visit the Dragon Zone tent and find out information about dragon boating and kayaking programs, meet teams and paddlers.
Attend a Workshop – there are 5 available
This session explains the fundamentals of sport psychology and how it applies to dragon boating. Learn how sport psychology works, how to use it in training and how to benefit from it in competition. 60 minutes, Presented by Dan Hebert, 11AM – 12:00PM – $5
Team Building – How To Create Commitment, Motivation and Team Dynamic
Commitment, motivation and a positive team dynamic are critical factors in success and they don’t happen by accident, there are tools that can be used to build commitment and improve motivation and performance. Learn goal-setting and team-building techniques to increase your team’s morale, confidence and focus. Sport Psychology is a recommended prerequisite. 90 minutes, Presented by Dan Hebert, 12:30PM-2:00PM – $5
Think a Misaligned Spine affects your paddling? Absolutely!!!
Optimal posture equates to optimal paddling performance.
Train more consistently with increased intensity when a chiropractor is added to your team. Prevent injury. Prevent arthritis of the spine. Prevent degenerative disc disease.
A Clinic with Dr. Stuart Kilian, 40 minutes, 2:15PM-2:55PM FREE
What race strategy do Olympic canoeists use? How can you apply it to dragon boating? Learn various sprint strategies in your start, middle and finish. 30 minutes, Presented by Dan Hebert, 3:15PM-3:45PM – $5
Maximize Your Practices
Find out how to make it to the next level without paddling any more often than you do now. Get the most out of your existing dragon boat practices and come out on top of your peer group. 30 minutes, Presented by Dan Hebert, 4:00PM-4:30PM – $5
Please go to http://register.dragonboatbc.ca/code/ and register.