International Perspectives on High Performance Rowing
ISBN10: 1472912330 ISBN13: 9781472912336 Contributors: Flood, Jim Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport Published: Oct 24 2017 Pages: 240 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Advanced Rowing brings together a selection of leading experts in the sport of rowing, including international head coaches from Canada, New Zealand, and Denmark, who have all coached crews to Olympic gold medals. Distinguished club and university coaches contribute from across the United States, Great Britain, and Australia. Between them, these coaches work with the top national level athletes in their countries and specialize in preparing them to an international competitive standard. In this book coaches reveal key features that they believe explain why they have achieved a consistent level of success, including: - Training programs to promote skill and fitness - Motivating and inspiring athletes - Creating successful training environments - Selecting athletes and talent identification - Making use of other experts (e.g. sport scientists, physiotherapists, dedicated strength and conditioning coaches) Advanced Rowing is an essential resource for any rowing coach, providing an overview of the general environments that support high performance domestic and international rowing programs, and describing the range of strategies that elite rowing coaches use to help develop a successful rowing team from school to club to international level.