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Excerpts — Rowing Faster-2nd Edition

Four ways to determine if someone is a rowing expert

In current explorations of expert performance in sport, two general rules are often used to classify whether someone has attained expert status.

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Adjusting to special circumstances helps turn rowers into experts

Setting the rowing equipment for normal practice is one thing, but adjusting the equipment to special circumstances is the next level that rowers and coaches need to achieve on their way to becoming experts.

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The five elements of effortless rowing

Effortless crews do not waste a movement. Any movement should be well sequenced and have only a positive impact on the performance of the hull.

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The five factors to consider when selecting test procedures

The best selection models are legitimate and based on solid criteria. In addition, they all start by letting rowers know the plan early and allowing them to practice the necessary test procedure as often as possible.

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