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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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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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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power and volume

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

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

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 CanoeSport.
Foreword
One evening I sat on the canal bank and watched the training of four oarsmen. Soon I noticed a man nearby who also followed them closely. Every three or four circles, the rowers approached him and exchanged a couple of phrases. 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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WHAT SPORTS DO YOU HAVE TO CHILDREN WITH EXTRA WEIGHT
In the understanding of some people, a healthy child should be plump. Greater attention is not given to excess weight: it is believed that when the child grows up and…

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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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Recovery rower between starts
Recovery rower between starts One victory is good, but two is even better, but at the same time more difficult. If the finish is conquered twice on the same day,…

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