Survey for sports coaches >> what kind of smart devices do you use?

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Coach, help us create the coaching software that answers all your demands. Please take 1 minute (it really won’t take any longer) to answer the few questions we have prepared for you. The survey (for sports coaches only) can be… More

David Crawshay and Scott Brennan in slow motion

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Video analysis of Olympic gold medalists David Crawshay and Scott Brennan by World Champion John Dunn from Calm Waters Rowing. The analysis focuses on every stage of the stroke, and reveals the reasons why Crawshay and Brennan got the gold… More

Gold Fever – preparing for the Sydney Olympics

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Gold Fever is a BBC documentary which follows four rowers (Steve Redgrave, Matthew Pinsent, James Cracknell and Tim Foster) on their way to Olympic gold in Sydney. The documentary shows the years before the Olympics, and includes stories about the… More

The ultimate list of sports coaching software in 2019

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We present you the ultimate list of sports coaching software – online and offline tools to plan & analyze training, manage athletes’ data,  and accelerate communication between coaches, managers & athletes.… More

Indoor rowing video playlist

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Indoor rowing is a way to maintain technique and improve rowing performance during winters when on-water rowing might not be possible. Here is a playlist of exercises and tactics used in indoor rowing, compiled and narrated by our Head Technique… More

Kinematic asymmetries of the lower limbs – rowing injuries

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Rowing injuries are often caused by poor technique. It is generally accepted that rowing movements should be as symmetric as possible, with some exceptions during sweep rowing. Different abnormalities in coordination, however, might lead to injuries that are caused by… More

Rowing ergometer performance and World Rowing Championships rankings

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Rowing ergometer is used very frequently to evaluate the performance of rowers and to predict on-water rowing times. Mikulic et al. (2009) conducted a study on 562 rowers of both sexes and body-mass categories to compare their performance on rowing… More

Rowing injuries – a hip labral tear in rowers

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Rowing is a cyclic type of sport where similar movement patterns are continuously repeated. Rowing injuries are therefore a common practice while minimizing their occurrence and monitoring the athletes is every coach’s responsibility. Here is an overview of a research… More

Low-intensity versus mixed-intensity rowing training

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Ingham et al. (2007) assessed the impact of low-intensity and mixed-intensity rowing training on physiological and performance responses in experienced rowers. Eighteen experienced rowers trained 12 weeks either below lactate threshold (LT) (LOW) or 70% below LT and 30% at… More

Pacing strategies in elite 2000 m rowing

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The objective of this study by Garland (2005) was to determine the pacing strategies adopted by elite rowers in championships at classical 2000 m races. Split times were obtained for each boat in every heavyweight race of the Olympic Games… More