Training

The Great Indoors?

December 1, 2016

The erg is no substitute for on-water rowing, yet it remains the best tool we have for improving sport-specific fitness and the basics of the stroke.

Training

The Confidence Game

March 2, 2016

The Confidence Game – How to turn self-doubt into the self-sustaining confidence you need to perform.

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Training

Indoor Rowing Video with Josh Crosby

December 8, 2015

Video features: rowing intro. and warm-up, skills and drills, interval and endurance work, and ongoing motivation through graphics, action video and world-class coaching. You won’t find this level of indoor rowing instruction and footage anywhere else online.

Drills

Call it a Draw

August 5, 2014

A properly executed draw sets the stage for a clean extraction.

Training

How to Select a Cox

July 31, 2014

For coaches, selecting a coxswain can be harder than selecting the crew. No two coxswains are alike—each has his or her unique personality, experience, and voice.

Training

On the Square

June 20, 2014

Get the picture with this training tip from Rowing Magazine. On the Square – The catch, like everything in rowing, is best done together. Photo of the U.S. Women’s quad.

Features

How to Shave a Second

May 22, 2014

Rowing’s top coaching minds share their secrets for squeezing every last bit of speed out of the boat.

Training

Approach Shot

April 7, 2014

Here, U.S. single sculler Gevvie Stone is in the mid-recovery section of the stroke. She is drawing her knees up and swinging her back forward to set the forward body angle for the catch. At

Advice

Holding the Sweep Oar

January 1, 2014

You can’t row well if you can’t hold on to the oar properly—using the hands to feather, square, place the blade, and maintain balance. And while we often refer to this aspect of the stroke

Advice

Body Preparation

December 2, 2013

  Proper body preparation on the recovery is critical to the catch and drive. The hands should lead the arms and back forward so that the back is upright and perpendicular. When the hands pass