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Over the festive season, motivation and focus during training can wane slightly. It's to be expected and to be fair, your crew have probably earned themselves a rest. How about mixing up their training next time to something still beneficial, but with a bigger emphasis on fun? The camaraderie built during these sessions can be equally beneficial as strength and fitness for upcoming competitions. So, why not treat your crews and do something a little bit different with your rowing sessions over the

When you get to your first regatta you may be a little overwhelmed (this is normal).  Use the checklist below to make sure you are prepared and do not miss anything, and check out the videos below so you are fully prepared for what to expect on race day! Regatta Coxswain Checklist Charge your coxbox Know how to Rig and de-rig your boat (so you can check that your crew is doing it right) Watch the how to rig and de-rig videos here Have a

  [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"] If you ever thought an ergometer was just for rowing, think again! One rowing club (and probably countless other innovative individuals) have adapted the standard Concept 2 Erg to another “core” purpose. The Saratoga Rowing Club director, Eric Catalano, claims his athletes have been using the ergometers to train their cores since the mid-nineties. The inspiration, he recalls,

No, not the friendly piece of aluminium lying on the boat house floor, we’re talking about the guy yelling at you for stepping on the aforementioned piece of aluminium.  We’re going to take a quick look at how Coaches can better understand and get along with their rigging staff.  This is not a play-by-play how to get along with each other (that would be a 300+ page book and probably only cover Tuesdays, stay tuned for the other six books!

Keeping track of your club members is one thing, but keeping track of your gear is another. And it’s incredibly important! You know as well as we do that rowing gear is expensive and when lost or damaged can be difficult for clubs to handle. Solution? Rostering! This week we’re talking about Boat Rosters and how to integrate them into your club (or improve on them). What is a boat roster? A boat roster is a scheduled list of who is using what

We know that the life of a rowing coach is often less than forgiving. That's why we asked top rowing coaches from around the globe about how they manage stress and keep themselves at peak readiness for their rowing coach careers! Better yet, everything they said can be found in our FREE eBook - Stop Worrying As A Coach Pick it up for free now on our store and help yourself or a fellow rowing coach make every day that much easier. The

Are you a rowing coach with a high workload, dealing with a range of difficult people or situations? We know rowing coaches can have it rough sometimes, so we went out and talked to a range of experienced coaches about how they deal with the roughness! You COULD navigate our blog to find and read each interview, or you could download this Ebook and have them all in one place even while offline - Join Mike Davenport, Jimmy Joy,

To finish off our series of blog posts on dealing with coaching stress, we're going to go back to a subject we touched on earlier - Meditation! It's the primary form of relaxation that rowing coach John Faulkner of Rent a Rowing Coach uses, and he filled us in on its applications. John explained that "It has been some time since I've had any stress at all in coaching or daily life. My way of coping with this started back in 1981 where my

This next blog post in our coaching series about stress is a full blown guest blog post by an experienced rowing coach- Tom Copeland of Cantabrigian Rowing Club, UK. He explains that stress can be a blessing and a curse, while talking about how to identify and THEN deal with an over abundance of stress. "I'd say that the most effective way of dealing with stress is learning to recognise it and understand how it affects you. A lot of people work

This next lesson for keeping a level head and lunch in your stomach as a rowing coach is going to be a tough pill to swallow. This pill is brought to you from the mind of Jim Flood, a rowing coach and coacher of coaches who has authored several books on rowing. Much of his efforts right now are going into coaching in third world countries so as to spread the world of rowing. GET A GRIP! When posed with the question