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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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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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 -…

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One of the rowers

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 you do not row and look at the picture, then you will make a couple of interesting discoveries.
The symmetry on the water surface, an unusually pleasant to the eye, seems truly poetic to those who appreciate such a view of things. 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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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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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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