006 | Bowloaders: Communication & Technique

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  • 00:23 Intro

  • 01:26 Differences between bowloaders and stern-loaders

  • 01:36 Communication in a bowloader

  • 02:57 You might feel disconnected from the crew - and vice versa

  • 04:04 Rower roles and how to stay connected with the crew - the differences in roles and what coxswains might need - in practices and race situations

  • 13:00 Sometimes you might need to sit up - but carefully

  • 14:42 How much our ability to hear is impacted

  • 17:16 Technical skills introduction and why it’s hard to cox a bowloader

  • 20:26 So many coxing cues are different

  • 22:53 Some reasons bowloaders are great fun

  • 25:18 Our skills will develop differently - ideas for building skills, because skills needed for bowloaders are different in many ways

  • 28:07 Developing ‘boat feel’

  • 34:07 The importance of detecting patterns and trusting yourself

  • 36:04 Example of a common scenario - being relegated to a bowloader

  • 37:00 Strategies for success early on

  • 41:51 More benefits of coxing a bowloader

  • 45:42 “That boat has some jaunting curves" (quote from Abby Peck)

  • 46:41 Building intermediate skills

  • 48:07 Some examples of advanced skills

  • 52:51 Roll, pitch, and yaw

  • 54:42 Tips for coaches

  • 1:03:04 Our favorite things about bowloaders

  • 1:06:40 Shout-out

  • 1:07:04 Quick pick

  • 1:09:08 Closing