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Stress for Parents and Student Athletes

It is a given that parents want their high school athletes to succeed in everything they attempt. For a high school athlete the strain of competition both in the classroom and in athletics can be particularly stressful. While there is no way to relieve all of the stress for your high school athlete, there are […]

Understand Team Expectations

Rowing teams have different levels of performance both among divisions as well as within Division I, II, or III. Likewise, individual coaches have a wide range of expectations of their athletes based both upon their expertise as well as their determination about what works best for their individual team. Some teams expect individuals to cross […]

Train for your erg test

The erg score is very important. College coaches are interested not only in your PR but in the progression of your erg training. They may also want to see erg tests of different distances. It is critical to prepare for each and every erg test since there may not be as many opportunities to erg […]

Your Progress is Important

This is the critical winter training season for many high school rowers. Critical because this is the best season to focus on improving the all important erg score. While it is beneficial to have an ultimate erg score goal, it is also very important is to continue to improve each time you “test”. Analysis of […]

Doing research will pay off

The first step in the recruiting process involves figuring out how to direct your college search. The best way to start the process is to gather information about the various colleges and rowing programs that might be a good “match” for you. At the same time, it is important to take your academics and rowing […]