Robert Norman

SUP Technique: Better Hip Engagement for a Better Paddle Stroke

SUP Technique: Better Hip Engagement for a Better Paddle Stroke

Hello again TotalSUP readers! It’s SUPerman back with a new paddle tip. This is another simple tip that will help you maximize your body to paddle better. Many of these paddle tips are going to be on better muscle engagement and postural cues to help athletes. Let’s talk about hip engagement and how crucial it is to SUP success. Now, I’ve talked to a […]

SUP Technique: Maximizing Leverage on your Paddle for More Power

SUP Technique: Maximizing Leverage on your Paddle for More Power

Hello again TotalSUP readers! It’s SUPerman back with a new paddle tip. This is another simple tip that will help you maximize your body to paddle better. Many of these paddle tips are going to be on better muscle engagement and postural cues to help athletes. Today, let’s take a step back from our stroke and just look at where we are holding the […]

SUP Technique: Reaching for Increased Speed

SUP Technique: Reaching for Increased Speed

Hello again TotalSUP readers! It’s SUPerman back again with a new paddle tip. This one is another simple tip that will help you maximize your body to paddle better. Many of these paddle tips are going to be on better muscle engagement and postural cues to help athletes. Today, let’s look at the reaching phase of the stroke. Reaching is […]

SUP Technique: Understanding Paddle Speed and Board Glide

SUP Technique: Understanding Paddle Speed and Board Glide

Hello again TotalSUP readers, it’s SUPerman back with another paddle tip! This one isn’t exactly a “right or wrong” type of paddle tip… more of something to think about and experiment with. Today we are talking about stroke speed (the time and length your paddle is in the water), and understanding your boards glide. The […]

SUP Technique: Paddle Posture (Upper Back)

SUP Technique: Paddle Posture (Upper Back)

Hello again TotalSUP readers! It’s SUPerman back again with an other paddle tip. This one is a simple tip that will help you maximize your body to better paddle. Many of these paddle tips are going to be on better muscle engagement and postural cues to help athletes. Today we are talking about upper back […]

SUP Technique: Faster Starts on the Water

SUP Technique: Faster Starts on the Water

Hey TotalSUP readers! It’s Robert Norman AKA SUPerman here with another paddle tip! Water starts are a prominent feature in SUP races. Two easy tips to get ahead of the crowd in your next race or your next friendly sprint with a friend. In the first clip, I take three full strokes then switch sides. […]

SUP Technique: Fundamentals of a Clean Catch

SUP Technique: Fundamentals of a Clean Catch

Hey TotalSUP readers it’s Robert Norman AKA SUPerman back with another paddle tip. This one is a really easy one to implement into your stroke. Simply looking at your paddle blade will let you know you if you are doing this. I’m talking about having a clean catch.  The catch is the initial entry of […]

Bad Beach Start vs. Good Beach Start by Robert Norman

Bad Beach Start vs. Good Beach Start by Robert Norman

Hey TotalSUP readers! It’s Robert Norman AKA SUPerman here with a fun paddle tip. Today’s subject matter is beach starts. This is applicable for a race situation…or just trying to look smooth when you go on your next paddle adventure. The first clip is primarily how many people look, very timid, cautious and unprepared. A slow […]

Quickblade’s Jim Terrell’s Unexpected Gift to Robert Norman

Quickblade’s Jim Terrell’s Unexpected Gift to Robert Norman

Robert Norman, the new (and first) Men’s 24 hour SUP Guinness World record holder received a little surprise from QuickBlade’s very own founder Jim Terrell yesterday: a superb commemorative paddle, with the SUPerman sign (SUPerman being Robert’s nickname). Also on it, the inscription “Robert Norman, World Record, 24 hours, 111,8 miles”. Here is what Robert said on his […]

Robert Norman’s 24 Hour Guinness World Record Attempt – Mental Strength

Robert Norman’s 24 Hour Guinness World Record Attempt – Mental Strength

By Robert Norman Greetings again readers! I’m Robert Norman, SUP paddler from Florida and today we will be delving into my training and supplies for the Guinness World Record attempt on Feb 10th-Feb 11th at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. The current number to beat to be put into the men’s record is 99.4Mi or […]

Robert Norman’s 24 Hour Guinness World Record Attempt – The Supplies

Robert Norman’s 24 Hour Guinness World Record Attempt – The Supplies

By Robert Norman Greetings again readers! I’m Robert Norman, SUP paddler from Florida and today we will be delving into my training and supplies for the Guinness World Record attempt on Feb 10th-Feb 11th at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. The current number to beat to be put into the men’s record is 99.4Mi or […]

Robert Norman’s 24 Hour Guinness World Record Attempt – The Training

Robert Norman’s 24 Hour Guinness World Record Attempt – The Training

By Robert Norman Greetings again readers! I’m Robert Norman, SUP paddler from Florida and today we will be delving into my training and supplies for the 24 hour Guinness World Record attempt on Feb 10th-Feb 11th at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. The current number to beat to be put into the Men’s record is 99.4Mi […]

 
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