WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY, SPORTS
Winter Olympics - competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic…

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Effective health promotion exercises
Almost all experts in the field of fitness believe that there are no miraculous exercises that allow you to get sports forms in just 10-15 minutes of training. In sports,…

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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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first in the canoe

WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY, SPORTS

Winter Olympics – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.

The first competitions, which soon began to magnify the Olympics, took place in the small French town of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “white” Games originated. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval for holding the Games by two years. Continue reading

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 often decide it based on their own taste and their unfulfilled desires. However, parents should be aware that the section they choose for the child, and therefore, first of all, you should focus on his abilities and capabilities.
The most important thing is not to hurry. Firstly, it is still almost impossible for babies to identify a predisposition to a particular sport. Secondly, coaches who are able to work with children are easy to count. Of the other sports at this age are available except wushu, aikido and alpine skiing. But it should be borne in mind that all such sections are commercial, there are too few of them, and they will most likely be away from your home. 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 rest stably “grow bodybuilders”, not releasing them far from the barbell and dumbbells. Stretching after strength training regularly teach only me. And four coaches from the direction of aerobics, that is, everyone does not understand how to work on “complex” strength simulators, do not know the techniques of basic power movements. Continue reading

Sports - Rowing and Canoeing
Do not forget that for many sport is business, training and training is aimed not so much at developing your abilities as at personal income, so if you are an…

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Interesting facts about the Dakar Rally
The organizer of the legendary Paris-Dakar auto marathon is the French motorcyclist Thierry Sabin. In 1977, the 28-year-old adventurer lost his way in the African desert Tenere. He survived by…

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Effective health promotion exercises
Almost all experts in the field of fitness believe that there are no miraculous exercises that allow you to get sports forms in just 10-15 minutes of training. In sports,…

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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…

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