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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 […]

Matt Lehrer

RowingChat with The Rowing Network – Online Global Coaching Education

By Rowperfect UK

This month we’re welcoming the authors of the world’s first online rowing coaching training course, The Rowing Network. Created jointly by Rowing Australia and Community Rowing Inc, this innovation is going to be revolutionary for every community rowing club who struggles to keep their coaches skilled and informed about the best ways to teach rowing […]

Teaching timing to rowing beginners

By Rebecca Caroe

I lead a class teaching learn to row to adult beginners. It was too windy to row that weekend and so we ended up in the gym. Take a look at the videos showing what we did. I paired an experienced rower with a beginner Each pair held a one meter long piece of plastic tubing […]

How to find your Maximum Heart Rate for Rowing

By Rebecca Caroe

How do I get my RP3 monitor to pick up a HR from my Garmin HR monitor reading? I can get the RP3 monitor display for HR, but no pulse! How do I synchronize the devices? Thank you! Seems you need a Polar Bluetooth to sync with Android tablet.  I have tried two different Polar […]

Train Like A Viking

By Rebecca Caroe

Vikings were famous for their toughness and expertise when it came to rowing. Rowers can take inspiration from Vikings and incorporate their fighting ethos into their own training routines. So in this post we look at how the Vikings have inspired a new wave of fitness and how it can be applied to rowing. For […]

What can rowing learn from Tai Chi and Alexander Technique?

By Rebecca Caroe

Jonathan Drake is a newcomer to rowing having lead a life teaching Alexander and Tai Chi – and this gives him an unique perspective on rowing technique.  What can we learn from “normal” body movement which can improve our rowing and sculling? Try this exercise for identifying “Sway Back” Standing, notice what happens when you […]