Walk ons to a college rowing team can compete at the highest levels

Rowing is a sport which can be started in high school and even college.  Walk ons with no experience can learn the sport and within their college career could achieve expertise to allow them to compete at the highest levels.   http://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2016/09/walk-on-athletes-find-success-in-mens-and-womens-rowing?_h=750b5e19-25fe-44c2-8f09-c684c8992dec

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Make the most of Official visits

Official visits are a great way to get an inside look at a rowing team as well as the life of a student athlete in college. Just as there are many varieties and different “cultures” among academic institutions, there are just as many variations among rowing teams. It is important to look beyond the excitement […]

Stress can be beneficial

Reframing stress into excitement or preparation can yield better results. http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/08/why-athletes-and-you-should-stop-trying-to-calm-down.html

2K Training Takes Time

The 2K is all important in the recruiting process since this is one of the ways in which college coaches evaluate a rower’s ability and potential. It is what we call the “SAT/ACT” for rowing. College coaches often have a target 2K that they want to see and they will communicate this with potential recruits. […]

5 Official Visits Can Be Too Many

The NCAA regulates many aspects of the recruiting process and allows for 5 official visits by a prospective recruit. See NCAA rules for more specifics. Official visits (OV) are a wonderful way to learn about a school and rowing program and get an “insider” view of a campus. They allow for class time as well […]