rowing mistakes

Crew – No water-free recovery

Mistake: The blades of the crew regularly hit the water during the recovery, while (by definition) the boat stays level and that (by definition) this does not happen at the same moment in the recovery every time.
Observe: Blade: look at the blades if they stay above the water.
oarlocks: look at the oarlocks to make sure the boat is level.
Handle: look at the handle(s) to see how they are moved during recovery.
Cause: An insufficiently deep initial away, a rigging too low, a wrong mental image of the (ideal) stroke or a sloppy recovery.
Conse-
quence:
Loss of speed because the blades hit the water during te recovery.
Remedy
boat:
Water-free rowing arises from a clean, round and deep Finish. When this vertical movement is missing, use the exercises Practice finish hand heightPractice finish hand depth and Chopping finish. Rowing pieces with Number water-free recoveries.
Feed-
back:
See if one of the blades hits the water or wave crests, hear if blades are tapping or sliding over the water.
Cox
chair:
See if one of the blades hits the water or wave crests, hear if blades are tapping or sliding over the water.

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