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Rowing Faster (2ed)


Get a length up on the competition with cutting-edge technique, training and racing information. Let the world’s top coaches, rowers and sport scientists steer you to ultimate success, starting with sound training and racing principles and adding increasingly advanced instruction and insights all the way to the finish.

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Rowing Faster – Volker Nolte (Editor)

Rowing Faster is the most comprehensive and detailed guide for achieving excellence in the sport. You’ll find techniques for mastering every phase of the stroke; training strategies for increasing strength and efficiency for maximising speed and tapering plans for peak performance at the highest levels of competition.

With contributions from Olympic medallists and rowing experts from around the globe, Rowing Faster also includes the latest research on adaptive rowing, advice on managing a team, detailed plans for the long-term development of rowers, insights on training and competition for female rowers, and a look at the future of the sport from the general secretary of the FISA. From the technical details of equipment and training to classifications of boats and rowers, Rowing Faster has it all. Offering a truly global perspective and authoritative coverage of the sport, it is the one guide that every serious rower and coach should own.

Contents: (336 pages)

Part I: The Philosophy of Rowing – Bryan Volpenheim
Chapter 1. Winning at All Costs: A Historical Perspective – Thomas E. Weil
Chapter 2. Developing a Coaching Philosophy – Angela J. Schneider

Part II: Long-Term Athlete Development – Marnie McBean
Chapter 3. How Rowers Learn – Joseph Baker and Jörg Schorer
Chapter 4. Ten Factors Influencing Athlete Development – Istvan Balyi
Chapter 5. Planning for the Long Term – Carolyn Trono

Part III: Rowing Science – Tim Foster
Chapter 6. Rowing Physiology – Ed McNeely
Chapter 7. Monitoring and Managing Your Training – Wolfgang Fritsch
Chapter 8. Loads on the Bodies of Rowers – Paul Francis
Chapter 9. Biomechanics of Rowing – Valery Kleshnev
Chapter 10. Using Equipment More Efficiently – Volker Nolte

Part IV: Training in Rowing – Katrin Rutschow
Chapter 11. The Mental Side of Rowing – Kirsten Barnes
Chapter 12. Training for Strength – Ed McNeely
Chapter 13. Effortless Rowing – Chris O’Brien
Chapter 14. Improving Performance With Nutrition – Peter W.R. Lemon
Chapter 15. Special Considerations for Adaptive Rowing – Karen M. Lewis
Chapter 16. Women in Rowing – Amanda Schweinbenz
Chapter 17. Managing a Team – Yasmin Farooq

Part V: Racing – Derek Porter
Chapter 18. Selecting Athletes and Crews – Al Morrow
Chapter 19. Tapering for Races – Ed McNeely
Chapter 20. Learning From Racing – Valery Kleshnev and Volker Nolte

Part VI: Future of Rowing – Trish Smith and Brad Alan Lewis
Chapter 21. Predicting the Future of Rowing – Wolfgang Fritsch and Volker Nolte
Chapter 22. Shaping the Sport of Rowing – Matt Smith

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