Competitive Edge
Since rowing is still in semi-lockdown, we thought it time to lower our standards to feature several Useless Boat Tricks (That Are Fun To Do Anyway)  more

Accept and appreciate this aberration from a normal fall to do the things you say you want to do but can't find a way to fit it in  more

Collegiate Coaches Corner
Rowing Technique Part 4 - Favorite Drills
August 18, 2020
What are some of the most the most effective on-the-water drills? row2k asked a bunch of coaches to find out.  more

This month we look at three reasons why the body goes up and what you can do to try and keep the body still.  more

If you want to row this year, your best bet is to row a single; what better time to learn than the middle of the summer when the water and air are warm  more

If you want to get out on the water this year, you'll probably have to row a single. Here are tips for getting started.  more

Collegiate Coaches Corner
Rowing Technique Part 2 - Program Consistency
May 19, 2020
This week the Collegiate Coaches Corner focuses on the topic of Technique with the following question: What is your approach to ensure technical consistency throughout the roster?  more

Erg Drills: Mirror Coaching
May 7, 2020
As the erg meters start to add up, here is another simple way to coach yourself to you are ready when you return to rowing: coach yourself with a mirror  more

In our zealousness to make up for rowing's "fun drill" deficit, sometimes it seems we mistake torture for fun  more

Collegiate Coaches Corner
Rowing Technique Part 1 - Coaching the Catch
April 28, 2020
Looking for some different perspectives on how to coach the catch? Here is part 1 of the Collegiate Coaches Corner discussion on rowing technique on how to coach the catch.  more

I've had a theory knocking about in my head for many years: "Racing makes us worse technical rowers"  more

Erg Drills: Feet Out Rowing
April 8, 2020
Feet out rowing is a staple tactic both on the water and off  more

A couple of months ago, we wrote about using the erg not just for training but also for technique. First though, you need to figure out what needs to be changed.  more

When it comes to technique, words can be misleading, but these photos don't lie  more

If you are not in a school rowing program, coaching can be sparse to nonexistent, especially for scullers. So how to get better with little feedback? Row the single.  more

Technique Feature: Make It Easy
August 14, 2019
The ability to relax is an important yet often overlooked skill - exercise is supposed to be hard so they try to make rowing hard. I want to make it easy.  more

Rowing is demanding enough once you start trying to go fast, no need to make it hard where it doesn't need to be.  more

On the erg, there's no need to lift or lower the handle - we recommend keeping the handle level throughout the stroke, and we want you to do basically the same thing on the water  more

The rowing motion should contain three elements: 1) horizontal 2) relaxed and 3) fluid  more

While we used to see and coach 10 to 15 degrees, now the top rowers go to at least 30 degrees, quite a few to 45 and some even beyond that; core strength is essential to do this  more

Get our Newsletter!

Support row2k!

Tremendous thanks to our
row2k supporters!

Get Social with row2k!
Like row2k on Facebook Follow row2k on Twitter Follow row2k on Instagram Follow row2k on Youtube Connect with row2k on LinkedIn

row2k camps directory

Get the row2k app!

row2k rowing store!

Get our Newsletter!
Enter your email address to receive our weekly newsletter.

Support row2k!

Advertiser Index
Advertise on row2k