Remote coaching using rowing data
Sander Roosendaal is the founder of the Rowsandall.com rowing data analysis website. Today we discuss how to use rowing data to plan, measure, adapt and repeat your training goals.
Sander starts by explaining the 3 steps needed
1 – a framework is needed to organize the data – https://rowsandall.com/
2 – efficiently analyse the data to draw conclusions
3 – use the conclusions to drive specific feedback on technique and fitness to be used by the athlete.
Timestamps to the show
01:00 Introductions and background in rowing
03:00 Turning rowing data into performance improvement
05:00 What is the “Critical Power” concept?
11:00 These performance curves should be based on power – joules versus watts [Work vs Power] 17:00 Recording rowing data enables you to construct a very precise critical power curve
20:00 Preparing for head races using rowing data
29:00 Applying the same method to sprint racing
35:00 Does this work in team boats?
39:00 Power is not the only measurement
Links to help you learn more
Greg Smith and Sander Roosendaal are collecting a lot of thoughts and advice on https://analytics.rowsandall.com
Especially relevant is this blog post: https://analytics.rowsandall.com/2019/01/22/turning-rowing-data-into-performance-improvement/