Racing stroke rates

I have often wondered what stroke races are used in both sprint races and head races.

On our 2k sprint races my HS novice team never settled above a 32 Now as a varsity rower our our base rate on a 2k is 36. and a 34 on our head …

Elite rowing styles

To what extent is the “Australian” philosophy being implemented at the elite level? It’s explained in this video. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1n-G91HGegQ. I know youth teams like Sarasota Crew and St. Joes are now teaching it, and haven’t heard of any specific colleges practicing it. Drew Ginn talks about it’s popularity at the …

Good strength, good cardio, bad erg times?

Basically, a few weeks ago, my coach made our entire team do a 2500m test, which I got 16th on compared to everyone else. We also did a 2-3 mile running test, which I got 5th on. So during this season, I’ve been assuming that my bad erg times are …

Honorary Achievement for HP Director

Congratulations to Rowing Ireland’s High Performance Director, Morten Espersen, who last week received an honorary award from the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF).

At a reception held at Bagsvaerd Rowing Club, Morten’s home club, President of the Danish Sports Federation, Niels Nygaard, presented Morten with a …

Washington Training

What kind of training does Washington do? I’ve seen the Husky power video and heard that they make steady state look like a joke. Obviously they make some of the fastest boats in the nation; what kind of training do they do to achieve this?

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