Category Archives: Coaching

Yoga for Rowers – your own yoga classes

How wonderful. A Yoga book for the rowing community. Yoga for Rowers Yoga for rowers is the first book of its kind – written for rowers and showing how to take proven techniques from the mat onto the water. It is written for all program levels & coaches – from highschool up to masters. Yoga […]

Hey Coach “Am I dehydrated?”

Rowing in the heat: If you are rowing a lot  and do your sessions seriously, you have to balance the fluid loss. If this balance does not take place, it may be that your body shows symptoms of dehydration. On hot summer days, we recommend that athletes and coaches are constantly checking the water consumption […]

My body and me: What happens during a rowing race?

Photo Credit: Worldrowing Do you know what happens inside your body during a rowing race? Rowing and in particular rowing races is one of the most physically demanding efforts in the world of sport. Several tests and comparisons have shown: Most active rowers have some of the biggest lung capacities, the highest VO2 maximums and […]

More strength advice for beginner rowers from Kristin Marvin

“I’m a new rower and I compete in school regattas. I was wondering what exercises I could do to become a stronger rower?” As a new athlete to the sport it is important to note that whole body movements win over your typical exercise program, especially as a high school student.  You sit down all […]

European Rowing Championships in Lucerne

Are you ready for the 2019 ERCH in Lucerne? Lucerne was honored to stage the 2019 European Rowing Championship from May 31 – June 2, 2019. According President Andreas Bucher the reparation is well under way. They expect a great venue and make sure all visitors will have an unforgettable time  in Lucerne. “The beautiful town […]

Körperprozesse während dem Rennen

Photo Credit: Worldrowing Das 2000-Meter-Ruderrennen ist eine der körperlich anstrengendsten Anstrengungen in der Welt des Sports. Ruderer haben mit die größten Lungenkapazitäten, die höchsten VO2-Maxima und die höchste Toleranz gegenüber dem Aufbau von Laktat. Es ist interessant mal zu erfahren was in den Körpern dieser Ruderer passiert?    In einem Interview vor einigen Tagen sprach […]

Can I train your mental strength?

Imagine that there is a muscle that is called “Mental Strength”. Could you train it? (Photo Credit: wikimedia Comments) Rowperfect has tried to research this and believes: Yes, we can train our mental strength. When we go through the world of elite sports and watch the big athletes, Jeannine Gmelin, Madalena Lobnig, Oliver Zeidler and […]

How to find a rowing talent?

Many clubs, many countries and national rowing organisations use talent identification programmes to look for the best athletes. Some try to recruit talents from school, some do extensive marketing to find great rowers. That feeling of rowing talent World Rowing placed a post (Full article) some time ago about a Canadian study to identify talents and […]

When is the best age for kids to start rowing?

We have received a question in our social media some time ago. A concerned parent was wondering: When is the best age for kids to start rowing in a club? Can they even participate at a regatta? Many parents do not consider rowing as the first choice sport for their children. They are not aware […]