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Hunt or Be Hunted: Some Thoughts on Head Racing

from Troy Howell, Craftsbury’s Director of Sculling: It has always struck me as a curiosity that our sport evolved in such a way that most people seem to feel that 2k racing on a buoyed course with six straight lanes … Continue reading

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Dock Talk: Comfort in the Boat-Letting Go To Find Power

From Sara Gronewold, Craftsbury Coach, US National Team Rower 1996-2000 “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Sculling as Jumping

Note: Check out our Tech Tips Archive for content like this from past years, and subscribe to our Sculling eNewsletter to receive future editions in your inbox! From Ric Ricci, Craftsbury Associate Director, Head Coach Connecticut College Men’s Rowing Many coaches fail to teach … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Working Towards a Relaxed Connection with Your Hands

From Carol Bower, Craftsbury Associate Director, Head Rowing Coach at Bryn Mawr College, 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist. One of the most challenging technical changes to make in sculling is to let go of the tight awkward grip of the oar … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Hydrate and Fuel in the Heat

In the wake of a few heat waves in New England, we bring you a post on hydrating and fueling for optimum performance from nutritionist Kim Evans, who has been a guest speaker for the running campers in Craftsbury. While … Continue reading

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Dock Talk: How often do you incorporate drill work in to your practices? 

With Kevin McDermott, Associate Director Craftsbury Sculling Camp, Head Coach Trinity College men’s rowing team   “I don’t have time for drill work. I need to get on the water and go.” “I don’t like doing drills. And changing my routine isn’t for … Continue reading

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The Front End: Keystone of the Stroke

Note: Check out our Tech Tips Archive for content like this from past years, and subscribe to our Sculling eNewsletter to receive future editions in your inbox! By Troy Howell, Managing Director COC Sculling Camps Back around 2003, I was … Continue reading

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