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Steve Gladstone Yale Rowing Coach Advice

We had an awesome RowingChat today with Steve Gladstone and have collated timestamps for the key points we … read more

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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 3k 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
  • 31:00 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

  • 35:00 Influx of international students to Yale and US Universities
  • 39:00 Impact of international students on their home national teams
  • 33:00 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 3015

Watch RowingChat with Steve Gladstone on YouTube

Listen to RowingChat with Steve Gladstone on SoundCloud

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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