Salo - strength, sport - the grave?
Almost all of us in childhood engaged in any sport. But only a few continue to do this in later life, and the rest make excuses, explaining the lack of…

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Sports activities for children and adults
It is believed that for an ordinary person, frequent physical training is not as important as, for example, proper nutrition. However, active sports, will necessarily maintain health or provide more…

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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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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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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 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

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 been waiting for a new one to be built. And nothing has changed.
Summer Olympics in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in our country, the “sea capital”, which is rightly proud of its atmosphere, culture and architecture.

It was here in 1864 that the first rowing club in Russia appeared, and professional rowing was born. Continue reading

Main characteristics of rowing technique
Be aware, feel the technique in theory. We will try to deal with the main points of rowing sports, in all their diversity. Rowing technique - a set of expediently…

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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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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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