News

CoxOrb Platinum Review

February 10, 2017

Active Tools’ CoxOrb Platinum comes to the rowing market with a competitive and impressive product that provides an all-in-one device for coxswains. The Platinum version combines all of the necessities of a traditional coxswain amplifier

Advice

Coxswains – Watch and Learn

September 9, 2016

Days at the course offer plenty of down time, but it doesn’t have to be wasted time. Like coaches, coxswains must also be scholars of the sport. Fortunately, there is a lot they can learn by watching and listening to other crews. Technique and tactics, in particular, are elements that can be gleaned with patience and a watchful eye.

Advice

Managing Expectations – How to Help Coxswains

August 19, 2016

We coxswains are our own toughest critics. Sometimes the weight of a boat’s success feels like it is riding squarely on our shoulders. We’re expected to keep up with multiple technical, tactical, mental, and logistical

Training

The Confidence Game

March 2, 2016

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

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.

Advice

The Big Kahuna

May 23, 2014

If you’ve ever suspected bowmen see the world a little differently, here’s your proof.