What to do with rankings?

That is a very good question… . . . → Read More: What to do with rankings?

Visualization for Success

Practice make perfect. . . . → Read More: Visualization for Success

How to Motivate Rowers

It it were easy – anyone could do it… . . . → Read More: How to Motivate Rowers

Succeeding without a Scheduling Fetish

I hate to-do lists – but I still survive… . . . → Read More: Succeeding without a Scheduling Fetish

If You Want Buttons – I Have Your Answer

I tried this – It worked great – I recommend it. . . . → Read More: If You Want Buttons – I Have Your Answer

Hugh Laurie Explains Motivation in Rowing

If you won’t listen to me, how about House? . . . → Read More: Hugh Laurie Explains Motivation in Rowing

Motivation follows Action

Winter is dark and dreary – TV is inviting – that goes nowhere. . . . → Read More: Motivation follows Action

A Critique of Coxswains

In my last post where I reflected on Stotesbury I was a bit critical of some of the coxswains I saw. I don’t think that coxswains are uniquely unqualified to be out on the water. In fact – you could argue that coxing is one of the hardest jobs to do well. Unfortunately – because of that difficulty – coxswains have a difficult time reaching the top tier.

Technically – coxswain’s job is to guide the boat and motivate the rowers. A good overview of the coxswain’s job can be found on the Parkersburg South Crew web site. Guiding a boat is a skill that can be learned. Motivating the rowers can be much more difficult.

To understand the dilemma . . . → Read More: A Critique of Coxswains

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