There had been a lot of debates in the past about the Tahitian Paddle Stroke and if it is the way to success.
PaddleNinjaSan has made a series of Videos where he explains the 4 parts of the Tahitian Stroke (Hinge, Catch, Power and Release).
PART 1: Hinge
PART 2: Catch
PART 3: Power
PART 4: Release