rowing mistakes

Recovery – Too little body over

Mistake: The trunk is rotated too little before the catch. This may be corrected just before the catch, see the mistake Over reaching. Also see: Finish. Reduced body over can also be used to shorten the draw if fatigue makes that necessary.
Observe: Trunk: Look at the angle of the trunk at the body over.
Cause: Wrong mental image of the (ideal) stroke.
Conse-
quence:
The draw is shortened, because the trunk is not used to its full potential. It is difficult to catch in sync in crew rowing.
Remedy: Use the exercise Practice body over
Feed-
back:
Tactile at the bottom of the trunk. Back so far body over that on the catch the belly touches the thighs.

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The effect of insufficient body over (red) compared to a good rowing (blue) teammate. (www.rowanimation.nl)

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Too little body over


Finish – Pulling up the shoulders
Recovery – Too far body over

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