Rowing dictionary – D
Deploy the trunk too early
Mistake where the rower uses the trunk at the beginning of the draw instead of the legs only. Main article: Use the trunk too early.
Appearance of motor learning in which variation is central. Also see: Differential approach. Main article: Motor coaching.
* Coxed (with coxswain) sculling boat
x Coxless (without coxswain) sculling boat.
+ Coxed sweep boat
– Coxless sweep boat
|W4-||Women's coxless (or straight) four|
|LM2-||Lightweight men's coxless pair|
|BM1x||Men's single sculls under age 23|
|JW4x||Junior women's quad|
|WMC2x||Masters women's double sculls with average crew age between 43–49|
Distance in minimum number of strokes
Exercise in which a distance is covered in as few strokes as possible. Main article: Distance in minimum number of strokes.
Dive into the boat
Mistake where the rower bends his trunk and pushes his oar(s) down, just before the catch. Main article: Dive into the boat.
Mistake where the draw is not completed to the chest and stopped too early. Main article: Draw not finished.
Boat for two scullers.
Aid for putting a heavier load on the rower and for teaching the rower to handle the boat acceleration during the draw. Main article: Drag strap.
Small black caps that allow water to drain from the buoyancy compartments.
Crew exercise in which one rower at a time does not exert any force and lets the blades float in the water. Main article: Drifting stroke.
The poor technique evident when an eight (8+) is rowed with no two oars moving in the same time or position in the stroke.
Dynamic rowing machine
Advanced rowing simulator or ergometer for use on land that resembles the boat feeling.
Main article: Rowing machine.
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