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New book – Marlene Royle’s ‘Tip of the Blade’

Announcing a new addition to our shop in the ebooks section, Marlene Royle’s Tip of the Blade.  Over … read more

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Announcing a new addition to our shop in the ebooks section, Marlene Royle’s Tip of the Blade.  Over 300 pages of expert

book cover, marlene royle, notes on rowingadvice, detailed technique and insights into self-improvement for athletes and coaches of our sport.

Marlene was a guest on RowingChat when she focused on Masters Rowing.  The chapter titles showcase the depth of insight you’ll get from Marlene.

  • Chapter 1 – basic stuff including the Basic Truth on Posture, drills for learning and perfecting skill
  • Chapter 2 – Keeping on and how to get good habits and get motivated, holiday training strategies
  • Chapter 3 – In Practice for how to find and improve technique, blade depth, steering a boat, rowing slow
  • Chapter 4 – Drills, Drills details of drills for pressure, general performance, strength drills and racing starts
  • Chapter 5 – Doing It, how to focus your training, get tougher, racing and plan your year
  • Chapter 6 – Race pace and how to plan your race, the choreography of a rowing race, head racing
  • Chapter 7 – Rigging Up your single in detail and how to detect problems in your rigging
  • Chapter 8 – The Erg and drills for adding speed and getting a good score
  • Chapter 9 – Coach Boat how to develop as a coach including video analysis

Buy Tip of the Blade – Notes on Rowing by Marlene Royle in the Rowperfect Store

There’s no delicate way to put this. If you’re a regular Rowperfect reader, you’re just . . . well . . . smarter than most people looking to improve their rowing, sculling, coxing or coaching.

About Rebecca Caroe
Rebecca is the host of RowingChat podcast and is a masters athlete and coach. Passionate about helping others enjoy the sport as much as she does. View all posts from Rebecca Caroe

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