-- Step-by-step photographs demonstrate skills for the new rower Perfect for anyone who wishes to take up rowing, this book introduces essential techniques. A section explains body coordination with and without slide. Training and coaching for competitive rowing is also covered, including advanced techniques for both single sculling and rowing teams. For the noncompetitive rower, there is a section on recreational rowing and sea rowing.
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The basics of coxed and coxless rowing sculls and sculling The materials used to make various styles of boats and all the different components
The Basics 34
Essential Techniques 58
action adjustments angle arm draw athletes balance the boat blade boat balance BOAT RACE boat's body posture body weight bow ball bowside carbon fiber catch checkpoint three coach COXLESS coxswain craft dining-room chair downward pressure drive phase E-mail ensure ergometer Exercise procedures feathered feet fingers finish FISA flat focus following checkpoints footboard forward FRONTSTOPS full slide fully stretched hand and arm HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA inside hand International Rowing Federation jetty keep knees lateral pressure LEG DRIVE maintaining multiple strokes MUSCLES oar handle oar or scull Olympic outrigger OXFORD-CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE Perform these drills personal flotation devices physical racing shell recovery phase relaxed rigger rigging rowers rowing and sculling Rowing Federation rowing stroke saxboard sculling oars shoes shoulders side single scull single strokes slide position sliding seat solar plexus sport Step stern pitch stroke cycle strokeside swivel pin technique three-quarter slide thumbs Website