Part 1: TrainingChapter 1. The Art of RowingChapter 2. Physiology of RowingChapter 3. Physiological Monitoring of AthletesChapter 4. Medical Concerns for RowersChapter 5. Developing an Aerobic Base Chapter 6. Improving Anaerobic ThresholdChapter 7. Sprint and Speed WorkChapter 8. Strength TrainingChapter 9. Periodization for Rowers Part 2:TechniqueChapter 10. Biomechanics of Rowing Chapter 12. RiggingChapter 12. Blade Work Chapter 13. The CatchChapter 14. Leg Drive Chapter 15. Recovery Chapter 16. The Inside View of RowingChapter 17. Ergometer Technique Chapter 18. Biomechanical EquipmentPart 3:RacingChapter 19. Selection of Athletes and CrewsChapter 20. Race Plans and Tactics Chapter 21. Focusing on the RaceChapter 22. Coxing
Volker Nolte is a professor at the University of Western Ontario and is one of the most respected rowing researchers in the world. He won a world championship medal for Germany in the early 1980s and coached their development team until 1990. Nolte also coached the Canadian Lightweight men to 3 World Championships and 1 Olympic medal between 1992 and 2000.
""""A compilation of the best information from around the world,
"Rowing Faster" will help you understand and utilize the
techniques, training methods, and racing strategies that will help
you excel in competition."""
Five-time Olympic gold medalist
"I worked with many of the contributors to" Rowing Faster" while training with the Canadian team. This book is a great tool because it has so much of their valuable knowledge in one place."""
Three-time Olympic rowing champion
Rowing Faster "is a collection of scientific knowledge and practical experiences that will benefit all rowers and rowing coaches. This book comes at an important time in the evolution of rowing knowledge, bringing together the best training methods and theories from around the world. It should prove to be an invaluable tool for those wanting to be the best they can be."
Executive director, Rowing Canada Avrion