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Finding a coxswain

Finding a coxswain

Marlene and Rebecca talk about – Finding a coxswain – A new video tip – Have experienced masters rowers got an ‘attitude’ problem? Finding a Masters Coxswain Coxswains are essential to rowing eights and they are in short supply for masters rowers. Most of us find that we have to “grow our own” coxes – […]

Coaching the release in rowing

Coaching the release in rowing

Marlene and Rebecca discuss coaching the release this week. Faster Masters Magazine is designed for masters rowers. If you want to become a student of the sport of rowing, learning more will give you confidence in your own rowing practice. https://rowing.chat/sponsor/masters-rowing-magazine/ Timestamps to the show 06:00 Faster Masters has a newsletter subscribe page where you […]

Conscious Incompetence in rowing

Conscious Incompetence in rowing

Rebecca and Marlene discuss conscious incompetence in the learning process, Discuss Conscious incompetence on our Facebook page. Timestamps 04:00 Conscious Incompetence in the boat. 4 development stages of learning as an adult – from unconscious incompetence through Conscious Incompetence and conscious competence to unconscious competence which is the goal. 09:30 It happens in your cerebellum […]

Rhythm in rowing

Rhythm in rowing

Marlene and Rebecca tackle the topic of rhythm in rowing. – What is rhythm? How to get it, how to lose it and get it back. Timestamps 04:00 Jonathan Tyson’s wife asks we were reviewing stroke and talking about left hand over/ahead of right to allow for the oar handles to pass over one another. […]

Rowing Bladework

Rowing Bladework

Bladework is defined as the skill of handling the oar or sculls. Managing to control a 3-4 meter long stick with your hands is difficult – doubly so when you are sculling and have two to work with. Bladework skills are acquired with practice and three key underlying concepts Grip Weight in the hand Anticipating […]

Buying a rowing boat

Buying a rowing boat

Marlene and Rebecca discuss – synchronising male / female masters crews – solving a leftwards lean while sculling – Buying a boat – particularly a single scull 1x – FISA Masters Regatta – Masters Nutrition Webinar from Rowing New Zealand Timestamps to the show 04:15 Synchronising male and female mixed crews – look if your […]

Rowing emergency stops

Rowing emergency stops

Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss making an emergency stop in a rowing boat how to do a standing entry into a boat from the dock rowing with sweaty hands in warm weather Timestamps to the show 02:20 Staying on your program during weird times. If you abandon your rowing training program the spiral down […]

Racing in Australia 2020

Racing in Australia 2020

A reader asks Hi I am unsure about membership. I already have your 3 month 1k training program. I am considering the heads program but unsure how having these two programs may be different from an individual membership. Am currently in Victoria Australia with doubts about any competition before Christmas. If there is it is […]