Fill the board. Symmetry around us
At dawn, there is an hour when the surface of the water on the lake is absolutely still. Cutting the mirror with the bow of the boat is pleasure! If…

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Native American biathlon: both to squander and shoot
Instead of skis - a boat, instead of a rifle - a bow. Exotic sport is gaining momentum again! How to become an Indian in 2 weeks? Who among us…

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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…

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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 with good technique always win? Does the Olympiad winners always have it? From whom to take an example? And finally, what is special to do to gain the glory of the “technical rower”?

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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

Parents: how to instill in the child a love for sport

The desire to start playing sports can not occur in a child by itself. Something should captivate the kid: the older brother’s story about training, watching interesting sports programs with parents, etc.

The son of Olya’s girlfriend at the age of six already had real biceps and was pulling up ten times – he followed in the footsteps of the dad-weightlifter. In our humanitarian footsteps there was nowhere to go, but the children still longed to touch the diversity of the world of sport. Soon our whole family life submitted to their sporting achievements. Continue reading

Rowing, fitness and functional training
Rowing and functional training In my hall for people with an average income, or economy class, the coaching staff is well prepared, but only two coaches give non-standard exercises. The…

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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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Salo - strength, sport - the grave?
Almost all of us in childhood engaged in any sport. But only a few continue to do this in later life, and the rest make excuses, explaining the lack of…

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Fill the board. Symmetry around us
At dawn, there is an hour when the surface of the water on the lake is absolutely still. Cutting the mirror with the bow of the boat is pleasure! If…

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