Elite Rowing Coach Blog / Rowing

  • Don’t Let Your Rowing Dreams Get Stuck in the Mud

    High school rowers are taught all over the country by coaches who don’t have elite experience, or an elite coaching tree.  They are energetic, well-meaning and inspire confidence, but they do not produce Top 10 rowing recruits every year, or for many – they never have produced a Top 10 rowing recruit.  So, they are teaching their students to row like the driver who made that inefficient line around the track.  The problem is the longer you wait to learn the correct way to row, which will maximize your potential, the harder those ruts become and it is difficult to maintain elite form when you become tired in the race for gold, or the 2k time to be recruited to the college of your dreams.
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  • How you train this summer matters immensely if your goal is to outperform others

    As the school year comes to a close, the time is NOW to weapon up for next years racing season and stack the odds in your favor for getting recruited to college. 

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  • Elite Coaching Communication and Dynamic Learning

    Here is a short blog entry about Elite Coaching Communication.  Rowing in college was my dream.  I fulfilled my dream thanks to the amazing coaching I received when I was a high school rower.  As luck had it, I had an Elite Rowing Coach at my club in France, and another in Switzerland. Both understood what it took physically, technically, and mentally, to bring me to the top.  Today, I teach my students what I learned from my Elite Coaches and how I put it into practice as a competitor.  If you click on this link you will learn about my Elite Coaching...

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  • Do you have a dream of rowing in college?

    Most high school rowers mistakenly think that obtaining the 2k erg time which their coach says that they need, will enable them to realize their goal. It is not. Most high school coaches do not know the real 2k score you need to get recruited to the college of your dreams. They certainly don’t know the 2k score you need to put you in a position to row on that college’s A boat –...
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