Coxmate PC analysis software

Coaching the Recovery using Data

By Rebecca Caroe

We got a customer asking about how to use rowing data in order to improve the coaching of the recovery for a crew. “I think the important factor is making the recovery as smooth as possible so we don’t lose too much boat speed in the 8+. We have spent a lot time optimising the […]

Rough(ish) water on the Tideway Image Credit: WestLondonSport

Tideway Head of the River Cancelled – Discuss

By Rebecca Caroe

You’re the HORR committee, stung by the fallout from having to abandon mid-race in 2007 and 2013.  You decide to cancel the race early in 2017, to save people from travelling.  This makes 4 no-races in the past 13 years.  Clearly a Plan B is called for.  What do you suggest…. I was privy to a […]

World Masters Games injured athletes – replacements needed

By Rebecca Caroe

We are hearing of a few injuries and crews needing last minute substitutes Aussies needing subs Can you share this around and help the guys find replacements? A number of Masters rowers from Perth, Western Australia have registered for the World Masters Games. Sadly, due to illness in the family, one of the men has […]

Help I am moving my steering toe too much

By Rebecca Caroe

I am the steersman for my crew.  And I find that I am moving my toe steering too much. I have a really bad habit of getting a good point originally, but then moving my feet without noticing and going towards port. I’ve asked about locking the toe steering but my coach isn’t a fan. […]