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Rowing motivation fade

Rowing motivation fade

CONTENT From this show – Time to think about head racing – What to do when motivation comes and goes Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe. Support this podcast https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps 01:30 This Past Week – what we do to advocate […]

Rowing Body Sequence

Rowing Body Sequence

Troubleshooting – body sequencing for rowing and sculling. Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps 03:00 This past week – Learn to row classes; Peer to Peer Coaching Clinics and new masters at Knowlton Rowing Club 08:00 Gardening and rowing – over use injuries. 12:00 Troubleshooting body sequencing. Video first so you know what […]

Blade Parallels in Rowing

Blade Parallels in Rowing

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe on how to get your oars parallel while rowing and sculling, Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps 01:15 This Past Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing. Row2K.com article published […]

Rowing leg drive

Rowing leg drive

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe. – Focus on leg drive – Testing what to test and how Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps 03:00 This Past Week – we are surveying our newsletter subscribers. Check your email for […]

Lessons from rowing puddles

Lessons from rowing puddles

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe. – Racing [The Faster Five] – What you can learn from your puddles Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps 03:25 This Past Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing. Video […]

Rowing Gloves – yes or no?

Rowing Gloves – yes or no?

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe. – Rowing Gloves yes or no? – Pin spacers how high? – Water or sports drinks in the boat? Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps Listener Questions answered 01:00 This past week we […]

Volker Nolte on Coaching Masters Rowing

Volker Nolte on Coaching Masters Rowing

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe are joined by Volker Nolte & Wolfgang Fritsch to discuss their brand new Masters Rowing book. Support this show with a donation https://fastermastersrowing.com/register/podcast-supporter/ Timestamps 04:00 Racing Starts Challenge sign up details 11:00 Wolfgang Fritsch and Volker Nolte’s backgrounds in rowing […]

Rowing Foot Connection

Rowing Foot Connection

Training programs & plans for rowing aren’t as straightforward as they may seem. Traps abound. You may think that having a training plan and following it is straightforward. Well, yes at a simple level it is. But life tends to get in the way and then things get complicated. Should you follow a rowing program […]

Self coaching for masters groups

Self coaching for masters groups

Masters don’t get much coaching compared to other training groups. There are many reasons for this – under 18 year olds cannot row unsupervised for safety and protection reasons and clubs allocate scarce coaching resource according to their priorities. Whatever the reason (and we can discuss ways to overcome the frustrations of masters athletes in […]