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Carlos Dinares TIP # 506: DIRECT feedback in ROWING to ROW FASTER

November 09, 2013

Imagine how amazing it would be if you had direct feedback of your power application as you were rowing. Getting a visual representation of what you are doing as you row! This is an ideal way to work on getting … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 505: Improve your ROWING Stroke Length to go faster

November 06, 2013

How many of you know that rowing a little longer can make your boat go faster but you don’t know really how to make that happen. We all know that rowing longer is better but we keep rowing short and … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 504: Row FASTER by thinking outside of the box!

November 02, 2013

A good friend once told me: “If you love coaching rowers of all ages and all levels and you love making them the fastest they can be for the work they put in, don’t do what everyone else is doing … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 503: The ROWING SEAT. A good relationship with your ROWING SEAT!

October 29, 2013

You can only feel your rowing through your hands, feet and rowing seat. So the way you are going to sit and how you are going to do it, are going to affect your rowing experience and rowing development. The … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 502: The blade depth during the drive for novice rowers

October 24, 2013

This is an interesting topic that many novice coaches need to face. When rowers start rowing, they are blank slates so they don’t have any rowing coordination or skill to control the boat or their oar. New rowers, novice rowers … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 501: How do you RACE a ROWING FINAL to WIN!

September 06, 2013

Great video of Mary Whipple, coxain of the USA Women 8+ talking about how the race went on her head during the final of the 2012 Olympics and how she made the calls during that final to help her teammates … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 500: Rowperfect3 Software

May 29, 2013

Every coach in rowing uses the score of the stationary popular rowing machine to measure the level of fitness of their rowers, I used to do that too. The reason is because this stationary machine is available everywhere and has … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 499: Higher MEDAL COUNT for USA ROWING

May 25, 2013

I keep hearing that the only things needed to be fast in rowing are talent and hard work and I disagree. If that was the reality and the only key elements to go fast in rowing, the USA will win … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 498: ROWING with LEVERAGE and SUSPENSION

May 23, 2013

When you hold your body suspended during the drive, your wrists, elbows, shoulders and seating position will be positioned in a way that you can perform that. You can see that the rower who is going through the drive is … Continue reading

Carlos Dinares TIP # 497:MOTIVATION to ROW- Motivational Triad

May 22, 2013

There is a trio of biological mechanisms that nature has design into every creature in earth so they can survive to pass their genes into the next generation. Here are the parts of the Motivational Triad: 1- Pleasure seeking: Sex … Continue reading