Rowing Faster

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Human Kinetics, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 294 pages
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Get a length up on the competition with cutting-edge technique, training, and racing information. Let the top rowing coaches and scientists in the world steer you to ultimate success, starting with sound training and racing principles and adding increasingly advanced instruction, drills, and insights all the way to the finish.

Rowing Fasteris the most comprehensive and detailed guide for achieving excellence in the sport. Inside you'll find the following advice:
-Techniques, drills, and progressions used by World and Olympic champions to master every phase of the stroke

-Tests to assess your rowing fitness and workouts to develop an aerobic base, increase anaerobic threshold, improve VO2max, and build rowing-specific strength and power

-A rowing periodization plan to sequence all the training components into a complete training program to maximize boat speed for 1000 meters, 2000 meters, and head racing

-Racing plans and tactics that have been proven successful at the highest levels of competitionCut through the water faster than ever. Rowing Fasterwill boost your speed and performance to the highest level.

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About the author (2005)

Volker Nolteis men's head rowing coach and assistant professor at the University of Western Ontario, where he teaches coaching and biomechanics. Since 1993, Nolte has led the men's rowing team to six Ontario University Athletics (UOA) Championships and repeated medal rankings at the Canadian University Championships. In addition, he was the lightweight men's national team coach with Rowing Canada from 1992 to 2000. His national team crews won an Olympic silver medal at the 1996 Atlanta Games, two World Championship titles in 1993 and 2000, and several medals at World Championships in recent years.

Nolte received both a physical education diploma (1976) and a civil engineering diploma (1979) from the University of Saarbr cken (Germany) and a PhD (1984) in biomechanics from the German Sport University in Cologne. He is an internationally acknowledged expert in biomechanics. With his expertise in the coaching field, he presents frequently at scientific and coaching education conferences worldwide. His research includes coaching and biomechanics of high-performance sport, especially rowing. He is also a distinguished researcher in the field of sport equipment. He shares international patents for isokinetic training machines, and his developments range from special measurement tools to new boat designs in rowing. His research has produced many papers in refereed journals and articles in various publications.

Nolte is an experienced rower, representing his home country Germany at several World Championships. He is still a keen competitor in the Masters events.

Nolte lives in London, Ontario, Canada.

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