It’s not too late to train for Chattajack

We’re within100 days until Chattajack.  It seems like a long time away on one hand yet on the other it seems rather close, especially since it’s approaching the point where you have fewer days left to train than there are days since you registered. ...

Preventing Common Paddling Injuries video by Seychelle

A new video by Coach Seychelle on how to prevent common paddling injuries To train with Coach Seychelle, please go to Paddlemonster.com Paddle Monster :: #TRAININGWORKS Everyone should have access to coaching to develop their skills. Paddle Monster will elevate training for everyday paddlers who want to...

Paddle Monster Launches Summer Training Phase

April 30 marks the launch of the Paddle Monster Summer Training Programs for Northern Hemisphere paddlers.  This 16-week training block culminates in mid-August, peaking for races like the NY SEA Paddle, OABI and the Gorge.  Coaches Larry Cain, Travis Grant and Seychelle can personalize...

Paddle Monster Strength and Power Training Update

Coach Larry Cain and spent the past few days shooting exercise videos in Toronto Canada with our new Strength and Power Coach, Chris Chapman. Here are a few videos introducing Chris (read this blog post for more info on Chris and the plan), why...

Video Trailer: Drafting with Larry Cain!

SUP Drafting for Racing - Larry Cain Ever want to know what it's like to be Larry Cain, drafting?  Take a look at the new Paddle Monster trailer for his Drafting 101 video and find out!  You'll see how the master does it! The full video...

Travis Grant joins Paddle Monster as Outrigger Canoe and Ocean Standup Paddleboard Coach

Paddle Monster, Inc. has added multiple Outrigger Canoe and Standup Paddleboarding World Champion, Travis Grant, as Head Outrigger Canoe Paddle Coach at paddlemonster.com.   Coach Grant will be specializing in training paddle athletes on OC-1 and OC-2s (one and two-man outrigger canoes) and assisting OC-6...

Welcome Coach Seychelle to Paddle Monster

Seychelle launches on January 15th with a paddle retreat and a Paddle Monter clinic in January. She will be launching four different paddle training groups: Three levels for warm-climate paddlers including Advanced, Intermediate and Beginner; And a fourth group focused on long, paddle-endurance races. Get on...

Setting your 2018 Goals with Coach Seychelle

Seychelle launches on January 15th. She will be launching four different paddle training groups: Three levels for warm-climate paddlers including Advanced, Intermediate and Beginner; And a fourth group focused on long, paddle-endurance races. Sign up for the waiting list here: Paddlemonster.com

Summer and Fall SUP Training Camps in Ontario Canada with Coach Larry Cain

Join Coach Larry Cain in Canada for one of three summer training camps on and around Lake Ontario in Oakville, Canada, just outside Toronto. Each are long-weekend SUP camps—3 days long and focused on a specific skills set and limited to a small group of...

There’s no wrong time to begin training

Larry Cain
by Larry Cain Well, here we are in the first few weeks of winter training.  It’s hard to believe summer 2016 is behind us and the work we’re doing now is preparation for the 2017 season.  We’re getting a lot of questions about the program...

Active Rest – A ZOOM discussion with Coach Larry Cain on Monday, October 26 at 3PM EST

Active Rest
Coach Larry Cain will be discussing active rest.  What it is and isn't, why it's important, and how to incorporate it into your training to your advantage. Monday, October 26th, at 3:00 PM ET. This is available for all Paddle Monster All Access and Basic...

Surfski Event Calendar

surfski calendar
This is a preliminary Calendar of worldwide Surfski Events compiled by Teneale Hatton of Think Kayaks for Paddle Monster and Distressed Mullet. If you have any additions, let us know at [email protected] January 101 Surf Sports paddle race #2 – Redwood city – 21/1 Cockatoo Cup –...

What your sneakers are telling you about how you should be paddling

Larry Cain Nike Swoosh
I find that one of the most useful things I can do when paddling is to visualize the path of the paddle in the water.  Understanding what you should be trying to accomplish with the paddle to move your board forward with optimal efficiency,...

Photo Gallery: Winter Wonderland

Winter Paddle Warriors The members of the Paddle Monster 100 Day Paddle Challenge Facebook group are a hearty bunch! Here are just a few examples of these paddle warriors battling the elements on what has already been called one of the coldest winters in quite...

Paddle Monster has gone multilingual

Translation is now available into Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Dutch, Japanese and German. Paddlers in those countries can train with Coach Larry Cain and be part of the worldwide paddle training community.

Paddle Monster Coach Seychelle Starts Today: Includes Ultra Endurance Group


Maui Jim’s Profile of Travis Grant

Profile of Travis Grant In advance of the Molokai to Oahu race coming up in just a few weeks, Maui Jim's has released this awesome video of NSP paddler and Paddle Monster Coach Travis Grant.  What a multi-faceted athlete!!  

Paddle Monster’s Sports Nutrition Coach Launches Race-Specific Coaching

Victoria Burgess Sports Nutrition
Coach Victoria Burgess has just launched 1, 2, 3, and 4 month Nutrition Plans to help you prepare for your A races. Initial consult, including goals, macros, event planning, etc. Nutrition plan to match your physical training programming up to race day Pre race nutrition...

Training for Summer Races and Chattajack has begun!

Start Training with Paddle Monster for your paddleboard and OC events. There are summer and fall peaks, plans for Northern and Southern Hemisphere, Strength and Conditioning and Sports Nutrition options. There are no contracts. And even if you have limited time—a weekend warrior—we can...

Paddle Monster Online Strength and Fitness Launches Second series of Strength Videos

We just finished filming and editing another 30+ exercise demonstration videos for month two of Paddle Monster Lead by Coach Chris Chapman, the weekly training plans are geared for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced with gym and home versions. Chris Chapman recently left his post as the...

Drafting Part 2: A ZOOM discussion with Coach Larry Cain on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 3PM EST

Coach Larry Cain will be discussing the second part of how to draft this week as part of Paddle Monster's Zoom series. Join us Thursday, July 16 at 3:00 PM ET This is available for all Paddle Monster All Access and Basic Members. If you...

Testing: Assessing the effectiveness of your training and monitoring progress

Testing One of the most valuable ways to assess the effectiveness of your training and monitor your personal progress is through regular, periodic testing.  Let’s take a look at testing in greater detail – what it is, why you should do it, what you should...

Seychelle Paddle Monster Clinic Jan 20 in Melbourne FL

Seychelle Paddle Monster Clinic
Seychelle Paddle Clinic TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE: Improve stroke efficiency for speed and endurance Discuss proper training, and recovery for paddlers. Racing tactics and strategies. Starts, drafting, finishing strong Buoy Turns Q & A – (nutrition, strength training, distance paddling, sprints, etc.) Come prepared to ask for...

Channel your Inner Viking Winter Team Paddle Challenge

Happy New Year paddlers!  It's time for the next 100 Day Challenge: Jan 1-April 10, 2018 by Larry Cain, Paddle Monster Head Coach With winter taking a really firm grip on most of North America as we launch this it might be hard for many...

Why are training plans so important?

Training programs will suit members of all different abilities, goals and objectives and level of commitment that they can make to their training plans. Each week, members of the All-Access plan will have their weekly training plans and technique videos and technical focus for each...
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