Steve Gladstone Yale Rowing Coach Advice

Steve Gladstone

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



Listen to RowingChat with Steve Gladstone on SoundCloud

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