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 […]

Rowing drills for the entry

Back after our holiday break, Marlene and Rebecca discuss this week’s masters rowing news, We talk about Listener questions and the Fall Racing Season Program. Buy a question / answer https://fastermastersrowing.com/our-courses/ Timestamps 02:00 Ian Perkins asks I have recently been getting feedback that I’m opening my body early at the catch. Check the muscle sequencing […]

Sculling to lose weight

Sculling to lose weight

Marlene and Rebecca discussed Timestamps 03:00 Rethinking the Olympics – what’s the purpose of it? Striving to achieve the highest potential you can. Dame Katherine Grainger on rethinking the Olympics https://open.spotify.com/episode/1VG3FAbAVWZsUIYKqBbFFn?si=efZQWup1TNa2sc8iRY1sLQ 07:50 The Economist asks if electronic sports should be included in the Olympics https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/06/27/why-the-next-olympics-should-include-fortnite 16:15 Volker Nolte on the Olympics https://rowing.chat/volker-nolte/ 21:00 Sculling to […]

Rowing drills – when and why to use

Rowing drills – when and why to use

Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe discuss drills as part of rowing practice for masters rowers. Timestamps 03:00 Silicone wedding ring Silicone wedding rings Men https://amzn.to/2V5tIqH Women https://amzn.to/2YjEbRp 06:50 Carol Daley’s question I’d  like to  hear  Marlene Royle, Rowing Coach discuss  a  little  more  in  depth  about  inboard  and  its relationship  to  rigging. Goal of rigging […]

How to row in rough water

How to row in rough water

Marlene and Rebecca kick into a discussion on how to row on rough water. This is one of the biggest challenges that new rowers face.   It is hard because feeling unbalanced makes you tense up, shorten your stroke and feel anxious. All these things contribute you to having a WORSE experience of rowing in rough […]

Run a scrimmage regatta

Run a scrimmage regatta

It’s our FIRST birthday. Marlene and Rebecca started Faster Masters Rowing a year ago. Timestamps to the show 06:00 Frequency of episodes – should we stay weekly or revert to monthly? Let us know in the comments. 07:50 Ideas for substitute camps and regattas. Plan a weekend camp at your club. Friday potluck supper, Saturday […]

Oarsmen versus Rowers

Oarsmen versus Rowers

What is the difference between an oarsman and a rower? Aside from definitions of nouns, most of us in the sport intrinsically know that there is a difference.  Marlene and Rebecca try to pin down a definition using examples. Anyone who is experienced will have an opinion on this topic.  But what is the true […]

Getting into a single scull

Getting into a single scull

Rebecca Caroe and Marlene Royle talk single sculling and the difference between balance and stability. Sponsors Please help us by clicking on these links and sharing with your friends Listener survey https://rowing.chat/sponsor/listener-survey/ Blake Gourlay The movement of Rowing book offer discount https://rowing.chat/sponsor/blake-gourlay-book/ William Mahoney shirt maker for athletes and discount coupon https://rowing.chat/sponsor/william-mahoney/ Timestamps to the […]