Masters Rowing Questions and Answers
Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe.
03:00 This past week. Regattas in New Zealand changing dates for Masters Champioships
06:00 What’s in the September Faster Masters program? 3 separate training plans 1k, 5k and HOCR
11:00 Questions and answers
What’s the best way to carry a single scull 1x?
Balance is critical – shoulder or waist and check the geography you have to navigate.
14:00 Racing 17 km and how to adjust 5km program?
Compare your race rate.
Number of sessions a week and choose your core sessions.
Do a 5k time trial on the water. Average split for Cat V intensity is likely 2-3 seconds per 500m slower for a longer race.
23:00 What is a dynamic recovery?
Rowing News has an article by Volker Nolte called Swing or Co-ordination of forces.
Advantageous to approach the change of direction with pressure on the feet. Co-ordinating forces so the foot stretcher is loaded.
29:00 Can drills have a negative effect if used with inexperienced rowers?
32:00 Different styles of rowing – should we be adaptable?
Coaches use different routes to accomplish change. Important to listen to what others say. How you row effectively depends on your body.
36:00 The Sequential versus the Simultaneous power phase in rowing. Leg and back drive phase.