The Older Athlete & Aging 2023

Advancing Older Athletes

We are the first human generation to have stayed fit and active throughout our lives. And those lives are significantly longer than previous generations.

This webinar showcases key information to adjust your training program and rowing technique to make the best possible outcomes for your rowing training. For coaches, learn how to better work with older athletes. 

With guest experts Volker Nolte, Jim Dietz, Derrik Motz and Rebecca Caroe


  • The needs of rowers through the winter months
  • Adult-Oriented Sport Coaching Survey findings – what masters want from their coach
  • 5 popular rowing myths debunked
  • Biomechanics and rowing technique solutions to common problems
  • The masters athlete pathway from novice to age group racing
  • Systems thinking to re-shape masters rowing

You will meet

  • – Jim Dietz is a leading masters coach and also a competitive sculler. He runs camps with AARC and likes nothing more than sharing his huge expertise illustrated by rowing anecdotes.
  • – Volker Nolte is an author and sport scientist specialising in Biomechanics and Rowing; he’s also a former international and competitive master.
  • Derrik Motz works in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa, Canada as a senior research assistant in the Coaching Masters Athletes research group. Derrik’s research is on coaching Masters athletes and examining Masters athlete sport re-engagement and sport identities. 
  • Rebecca Caroe is a competitive masters rower and coach. She is the Masters representative for Rowing New Zealand and advocates for masters rowing globally.

After attending this webinar you will

  1. – Know how to test outcomes using science so you come to a robust solution for your rowing technique
  2. – Be ready to plan your winter training in ways that are interesting, varied and keep your fitness
  3. – Understand where your club can improve its progression for masters from beginner to advanced 
  4. – How successful coaches improve by considering individualized experiences, goals, needs, and abilities

Live Webinar

This is a live webinar. Your ticket gives lifetime access to the webinar recording and resource materials.

After listening you will get MORE detail from the presenters on HOW to use these tools, what to do with your winter training, ways to improve your club organization and coaching methods suitable for masters.

PLUS everything is recorded so you can watch again and study for your own training management and technique implementation.

PLUS bonus content for download

  • Adult-Oriented Sport Coaching Survey (AOSCS) self-reflective toolkit
  • 5 rowing myths slide deck
  • Winter training slide deck.

All prices are in US$. If you are in New Zealand, they include GST.