We had an awesome RowingChat today with Steve Gladstone and have collated timestamps for the key points we covered during the interview. Below is a link to watch the video on YouTube or Listen on SoundCloud. Please subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes and, as ever, tell your friends about RowingChat.
01:00 How to up-skill your coaching colleagues
03:00 Are all the athletes on the same training programme?
04:00 What to coach new athletes joining the crew
07:00 How to encourage dialogue with student athletes
08:00 Balancing training for the Harvard Yale Boat Race with 2k racing
13:00 Using technology in the rowing boat and what to measure and track
16:00 Training the mind and the body – events to prompt expansion and memorable workouts
21:00 Working with coxswains on long distance rows. Measurable criteria GPS average and targets
This is not water ballet – Steve Fairbairn [buy all his books – Steve Fairbairn On Rowing]
25:00 Influx of international students to Yale and US Universities
29:00 Impact of international students on their home national teams
32:00 How I select rowers – observation of development from day one. Switch Across on the water (seat racing), Timed Pieces
36:00 Favourite drills for rhythm and run – “Add a Pair”. The heavy load versus the light load
38:00 My one change at Yale that made a difference. Faith in the Process of the Endeavour: Proper action develops faith.
43:00 The “Phoenix Class” of 2015
Watch RowingChat with Steve Gladstone on YouTube