Steve Gladstone Yale Rowing Coach Advice


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


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