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RowingChat with The Rowing Network

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The Rowing Network is a coach education website set up by Community Rowing Inc in conjunction with Rowing Australia led by Matt Lehrer and Ron Batt.

Listen to RowingChat with The Rowing Network on SoundCloud

Matt Lehrer
Matt Lehrer


Timestamps to the interview

01:00 Introduction and background in rowing

06:00 The inspiration for the Rowing Network

08:00 Coach educator traditional role

09:00 The Challenge in coaching – learning from another coach and mentoring

11:00 Foundation of CRI is rowing for all.  Coaches are the touchpoint for us.  Everyone is coached.

14:00 Pathways after learn to row – two tracks

17:00 How we became a community rowing club.

Ron Batt
Ron Batt

24:00 Setting up the learn to row paradigm.  How do coaches come in and choose to stay in the sport?

26:00 Guided tour of the RowingNetwork.org  The End Goals for your coaching.

28:00 Level 1 rowing accreditation for a beginner coach

39:00 Why CRI got into coach education.  You have to do it all the time to develop knowledge. Other sports don’t do this.  Rowing is leading the way in teaching how to be a coach.

47:00 The future for coach education.  Ways to spread knowledge – Online learning.

53:00 Indoor rowing as a pathway to the water.

Watch RowingChat with the Rowing Network on YouTube

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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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