December 17, 2021
The Ultimate Coxswain Gift Guide
As a coxswain, you may wonder what to ask for as a gift-giving event like a holiday or your birthday nears. Relatives, friends, and significant others may wonder what to get the coxswain in their life. While you certainly don’t need most of the items suggested in this article in order to perform the duties of a coxswain, holidays, birthdays, and other celebrations can be excellent opportunities to upgrade your coxing game. The people in your life want to give you gifts that you’ll actually use; sometimes all that’s needed is to point them towards the right thing to get.
January 1, 2021
COACH TIDBITS: How Coaches can Support their Coxswains during Quarantine
In Episode 002 | The Elephant in the Room, we discuss how coxswains can maintain their skills while many teams are shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We know coaches are busy, so we’ve condensed our thoughts from that episode and added further ideas in this bite-sized article. Be sure to check the timestamps in each episode’s show notes if you’d like to skip the part of the episode where we provide specific tips for coaches.
January 1, 2021
20 Journal Prompts for Coxswains in Quarantine (or anytime!)
Most of the time when people tell coxswains to journal, they’re referring to writing down things like how that day’s practice went, and how you can prepare for the next day or for an upcoming race. Unfortunately that kind of reflection isn’t available to us right now, at a time when coxswain seats in shells around the world remain unoccupied during the coronavirus pandemic. We came up with some prompts that will encourage you to think deeply about yourself as a coxswain, without dwelling too much on the absence of regular practices and racing.