rowing mistakes

Draw – Pressureless end draw

Mistake: At the end draw, the blade pressure is not held, so that insufficient compensation is given for the boat acceleration. The arms move too slowly. 
Observe: Handle: Look at the handle(s) and determine if the acceleration of the draw continues until the handle(s) reaching the chest.
Cause: The wrong idea that rowing is about strength instead of movement speed. Washing out the blades.
Loss of speed and effectiveness due to the loss of blade pressure during the draw. Because the boat is not propelled during the end draw, it runs less well during the recovery.
Remedy ergo: Set the display of the Rowing machine to force curve and set the resistance as low as possible (see: Rowing machine). The forces curve on the display should be as long as possible. Listen to the sound of the flywheel: make the tone after the end draw as high as possible.
Rowing in single scull, pair or double with a Speed tube and make the fountain as high as possible in the end draw. Or row a piece with a Drag strap and feel the blade pressure at the end draw by moving your attention to your hands. The handle(s) should pull on your fingers almost as hard as during the leg drive. Finally, transfer (see: Motor coaching) with the focus on a J-stroke where the lever(s) are accelerated from catch to the rest point (¼ seat).
On the Rowing machine visually by looking at the pressure curve or auditory by listening to the sound of the flywheel. In the boat tactile by feeling the blade pressure on the hands/fingers or visually by looking at the speed tube.

Draw – Draw not finished
Draw – Not enough lay-back

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