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It’s Head Racing Season – all you need to know Winter is marching past and spring will shortly … read more

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It’s Head Racing Season – all you need to know

Winter is marching past and spring will shortly be happening in the rowing world this means we are focused on head racing. The UK pinnacle events are the Tideway Heads (mens, womens, schools and veterans). and these are WORTH WINNING.

What does it take to win a head race?

Apart from hard training and skilful, combined rowing force curves, your crew needs some extra things to work well actually on the day.

New rowing book – Winning Head Races

Written by expert oarsman, Carlo Zezza – you’re going to love this detailed examination of head racing for both coxed and coxless boats.  Click the image to read the detailed chapter list and appendices.  Coaches – the diagrams are worth the price alone – you’ll find it easy to explain what you want the crew to do.

Resources for Head Racing Rowing – all you need to prepare width=

Now, let’s run through some resources which will help the coach, the crew and the coxswain put together the best possible race that you are capable of doing. After all, let’s face it, if you do your best possible, that’s as good as it can get.

Preparation for head racing

Rowing 5k or head race preparation 600 power Strokes

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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