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