rowing mistakes

Recovery – Too far body over

Mistake: The trunk is rotated too far in the first part of the recovery. This may be corrected just before the catch by: Sliding under your shoulders. Also see: Finish.
Observe: Trunk: Look at the angle of the trunk at the body over.
Cause: Wrong mental image of the (ideal) stroke.
Problems arise with the stroke because the leg slide is shortened, resulting in a shortened draw. There is a risk that the back will be overloaded.
Remedy: Use the exercise Practice body over
Tactile at the bottom of the trunk. So far body over that exactly at the catch the upper torso touches the legs.

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The effect of too much body over (red) compared to a good rowing (blue) teammate (

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Too far body over

Recovery – Too little body over
Recovery – Sliding too early

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