How Good Coxswains Figure Out What to Fix

By Sparks Editorial Staff | September 30, 2013

In the last article, we took a closer look at the core skills that top coxswains use, but don't talk about. Specifically, we discussed how top coxswains operationalize rower feedback to hew their calls into tight, effective pills of...

Coxswain Calls

By Sparks Editorial Staff | September 22, 2013

In the last article, we discussed what top coxswains do to become, and to stay, the best in their leagues. We learned that those coxswains gain the surface skills that few coxswains manage to develop by first mastering a completely different set...

Why Coaches Don't Coach Coxswains

By Sparks Editorial Staff | September 17, 2013

It's among our sport's worst-kept secrets: on average, coxswains receive significantly less coaching than rowers do. As with most systemic problems, this doesn't happen because of individual members of the rowing community...