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.
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
Tactile at the bottom of the trunk. Back so far body over that on the catch the belly touches the thighs.
The effect of insufficient body over (red) compared to a good rowing (blue) teammate. (

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Too little body over

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

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