Matt Tarrant from RowElite
Matthew Tarrant is both a member of the GB Rowing Team and also the founder of RowElite – a service offering online training plans on the erg and an online rowing team squad everyone can join.
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Timestamps to the interview:
2:00 Introduction and my background in rowing
07:00 The pair is my favourite boat
10:00 How Jurgen selects his pairs for trials
13:00 Sweep qualifiers
15:00 What it’s like joining the GB Rowing team – day one at Caversham Lake
20:00 Henry Baillehache-Webb was my coach at Oxford Brookes University. We did a lot of battle paddling and high intensity pieces
24:00 Henry’s coaching style is developing athletes who give it their all
29:00 Starting RowElite
35:00 How to row technically on the rowing machine
40:00 Do you keep a training diary?
45:00 Heart rate and watts for training
50:00 Daily monitoring for athletes