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Re: Greenland stroke
In Response To: Greenland stroke ()

: But the third and essential part, the "boxing motion", pushing hand
: punching forward and down from the shoulder. Doesn't this indicate that
: the blade would bury quick and deep at the catch and then work its way
: upward and back, in a combined power from pull and lift simultaniously
: kind of movement?

Yes, the paddle should go deep quickly and then some proportion of the power should come from lifting the paddle up to the surface as well as from pulling the paddle backwards.