Rowing technique!
The theme of technical rowing and canoeing always raises lively discussions. In the center of attention - the cycles of movement of the rower in the boat. Why don't sportsmen…

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Rowing technique!
The theme of technical rowing and canoeing always raises lively discussions. In the center of attention - the cycles of movement of the rower in the boat. Why don't sportsmen…

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The art of being a coach. Profession nuances
We bring to your attention a chapter from the “Handbook on rowing and canoeing”, written in 2002 by the trainers of the British Canoe Union. Useful reading - only at…

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Training diary or training diary

Some athletes who train on the water or in the gym periodically record something in a training diary. These, of course, are not poetic sketches or sudden, brilliant ideas from the field of science. Just the habit of many athletes, athletes included keeping a training diary.

The fixation of the results helps in obtaining practical results, analysis and development of an optimal training system. Continue reading

Adam van Coverden on rowing and training

“Everyone has heard about canoes and kayaks, but not everyone knows how we handle them.” Many take years to find their vocation, but not Adam van Koeverden. The goal was right in front of him – written in black and white.

“Future Champions are wanted”

On one of the pages of the local newspaper, the Canadian boy, who was destined to become an Olympic champion, clearly saw a picture from his own future. The attention of his mother was attracted by a small announcement in the next, unremarkable issue of Oakville Beaver. The advertisement promised laurels, glory and a bright future for the new stars in the rowing world and was titled appropriately: “Future Champions Wanted”. Continue reading

Two in a canoe: $ 20 fine

The appearance in America of the first recreational canoe caused a stir among the youth. The police had to patrol urban waters and issue fines for couples for indecent behavior. About the times, about morals …
Canoedling – new romance on the water
For nearly a century in the United States dominated the fashion of dating in a canoe. Lovers conquered nearby waters with enthusiasm of salmon, seeking to spawn upstream. The scandalous rendezvous received the unofficial name “canoedling” – from the German “knuddeln”, which means “strong arms”. Continue reading

Dangerous rowing in Rio de Janeiro
Dead fish, shallowing, whirlpools, algae and viruses ... The problems are pouring into the Rodrigue de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic Games will be held next year. What measures are…

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CHOOSING A SPORTS SECTION FOR A CHILD
How to choose a sports section for children? It seems to be not the most difficult question. Adults who think where to send their children to go in for sports…

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DOPING IN SPORT
Doping is a special medication used by athletes to forcibly improve the performance of the body during competitive activity or during the training process. The nature of a particular doping…

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SPORT FOR ADULTS. WHAT A SPORT TO ADULT A MAN?
A modern adult is increasingly trying to move away from the stereotype of "lying on the couch" at the TV lazy. And this is the right decision, because an active…

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