WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE WITH YOURSELF IN THE POOL?
What you need and even need to take with you to the pool? This question arises for all those who have decided to seriously engage in swimming. In this article…

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St. Petersburg rowers do not have enough water
Paradox: in the "city on the water" athletes have nowhere to row. The existing channel is not suitable for competition, and for 20 years the rowers of St. Petersburg have…

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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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Frank photoshoot rowers
From time to time, athletes agree to provocative photo shoots and unequivocally demonstrate their excellent physical form. The naked torsos of canoeists, the seductive figures of canoe-makers ... Freedom of…

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Adam van Koeverden: scammers have no excuses
A recent article about a baseball player who admits to doping has outraged Adam van Koeverden. The famous rower dotted all the "i" and explained why you can not put…

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Musser reserve there is a complex

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 Koeverden: scammers have no excuses

A recent article about a baseball player who admits to doping has outraged Adam van Koeverden. The famous rower dotted all the “i” and explained why you can not put up with breaking the rules.

In early November, an article by Kesel Kelly was published in the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail. In it, the journalist tried to justify one of the most successful professional American baseball players, Alex Rodriguez, who was recently disqualified for doping. Kelly believes that the audience wants to see, and they do not care if the athlete is honest or resorts to tricks. Continue reading

Trip to the Gali Sea in Abkhazia

Olga Fedorovna and Leonid Petrovich Medvedev visited a base that was once a center for training Soviet rowers, and now is a sad sight. In the material two videos – before and after the war.
In the south-east of Abkhazia, almost at the very border with Georgia, lies the Gali reservoir. It is surrounded by picturesque mountains and is so large that it is called the sea. The Gali Sea is as beautiful as the famous Ritsa Lake, only on the shores you will not find any cafes, boats or tourists.
In the Soviet period, on the Inguri River, cascade hydroelectric power stations were built, with a capacity of more than one and a half million kilowatts. Today, only a few blocks are functioning, but they uninterruptedly provide Abkhazia and Western Georgia with energy. Continue reading

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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Kayaking is also a sport.
"Silent hunting" in our time is gaining momentum, according to experts. What kind of trophy is dreaming and what kind of boat does one who is ready to wait for…

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What to do when a sports career is over?
Olympic career is short-lived. When it comes to an end, it becomes important whether you have a job, a job, a profession, to which you can return to another -…

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