Quiske App for Rowing Technique & Data
The Team who developed the Quiske app, Pentii and Kristina join Rebecca Caroe for a run-through of the features and coaching benefits of the app. Find out more at the website.
Timestamps to the show
0:00 Introductions and background in rowing
4:45 What is Quiske? a pod sensor and app that works on oars, seats and ergs
7:00 Why is indoor rowing a good use?
11:00 What metrics does Quiske track? – focus tile of maximising the legs and rhythm
14:00 Technical view and data explained including the seat stopped metric
Also this blog explains how to Quiske can make indoor rowing more enjoyable in 3 easy steps:
19:00 Do you provide instant feedback on rowing technique?
25:00 Coach Neil Bergenroth’s remarks about technique entropy
27:00 In the boat the oar angle “flight path” and seat, leg drive and recovery time are all tracked
30:00 Data storage and recording sampling at 100 Hz
32:00 The Hang and Bang technique blog post https://www.rowingperformance.com/blog/hang-and-bang
35:00 Using the app to compare technique between rowers
38:00 For on water rowers Quiske recommend dynamic ergs – Water Rower, OarTech. There are separate algorithm parameters for different rowing machines. You mount the pod on the seat for C2 and RP3. If you use the Citius Remex seat pad, the pod fits into the under-seat block space neatly.
44:00 Oar angles in the boat
46:00 Virtual coach as 3 levels – easy, moderate and challenging. The rower’s score is from 40 – 100
48:00 Future improvements and plans – it’s hard for women to get green leg speed. Gamification is possible.
50:00 Who should use the app? The guide to measuring rowing technique is 50 pages long – available on the Quiske shop [link below]. The blog is very lively and has great articles including case studies https://www.rowingperformance.com/the-blog
Buy a Quiske pod. Here’s the shop where you can get the pods, and also download the Quiske free Guide to Measuring Rowing Technique: https://www.rowingperformance.com/shop
The team loves getting feedback so please get in touch on the website https://www.rowingperformance.com/