Technique Test

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 82

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Test of technique knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where should your top arm elbow be in relation to your body during all phases of the paddling stroke?
    • A. 

      Somewhere along your arm

    • B. 

      Above an imaginary line drawn from the handle of the paddle to your shoulder

    • C. 

      On the lap of the cute paddler beside you

    • D. 

      Below an imaginary line drawn from the handle of the paddle to your shoulder

    • E. 

      Perfectly straight and locked

  • 2. 
    At the setup phase of your stroke, where should your paddle be in relation to the water?
    • A. 

      Fully buried in the water

    • B. 

      Two inches above the waterline

    • C. 

      In your hand

    • D. 

      At the point where your arm is parallel with the water

    • E. 

      Floating in the water behind you

  • 3. 
    What should you always be trying to maintain while your paddle is in the water? a) Constant downward pressure from your top arm b) Positive Blade Angle c) Maximum Resistance d) Relaxed Recovery e) Good Posture
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      A, B, C, & E

    • C. 

      A, C & E

    • D. 

      A, B, & C

    • E. 

      C

  • 4. 
    When paddling, what is the most effective concept to employ in terms of body mechanics?
    • A. 

      Push

    • B. 

      Pull

    • C. 

      Something else

  • 5. 
    Why is a positive angle important?
    • A. 

      Lifts boat out of the water

    • B. 

      Achieves more resistance

    • C. 

      Less splashy

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which body part is the least important to paddling?
    • A. 

      Back

    • B. 

      Biceps

    • C. 

      Hips

    • D. 

      Head

    • E. 

      Ears

  • 7. 
    Three teams finished a race in 1 minute and 50 seconds. Team A did it with 200 strokes Team B did it in 180 strokes Team C did it in 150 strokes Which team is fastest?
    • A. 

      Team A

    • B. 

      Team B

    • C. 

      Team C

    • D. 

      Same

  • 8. 
    Three teams finished a race in 1 minute and 50 seconds. Team A did it with 200 strokes Team B did it in 180 strokes Team C did it in 150 strokes Which team would you want to be?
    • A. 

      Team A

    • B. 

      Team B

    • C. 

      Team C

    • D. 

      Doesn't matter they all finished the race at the same time