Rowing and canoeing 2015. Announcement of the season
It remains about two months before the start of the new season. Training camps will soon give way to competitions. What surprises, countries and races are waiting for us in…

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Training Music - Your Motivation
The incredible impact of music on the human body is still poorly investigated. It is proved that with its help, the effectiveness of training can be increased by 15%, but…

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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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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

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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Meldoni: scandals, rumors, investigations
Large-scale scandal associated with meldonium, is gaining momentum. Because of him, Russia has already lost several leading athletes. More than one hundred positive doping samples recorded. On September 30, 2015,…

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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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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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