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Graphical Display of EmPower Data in a Video

Previously, Sander posted an article about embedding Empower Data into a video. The basics of embedding data in a video is. record a video of yourself rowing capture performance data using the Speedcoach GPS and Empower oarlock upload the data to rowsandall, then export it as a CSV file Use a software program called Dashware…

Embedding Rowing Metrics in a Video

With the omnipresence of GoPro and other action cameras, taking a video of your rowing has never been easier. Combine this with rowing metrics from your phone app, SpeedCoach (with power measuring Empower Oarlock) or other unit and have the perfect system for analysing your technique post-row, or even for remote coaching. With video editing…

The biomechanics of rowing – book review

THE BIOMECHANICS OF ROWING By Dr Valery Kleshnev Crowood Press, 2016 (and just $30 on Amazon). The myth of the perfect stroke? Rowing is a strange sport. It is a complex motion, and the race distance of 2km require a difficult combination of brute power, efficiency, and technique. Pulling the oar, the rower has no…

In search for the perfect stroke: Analyzing erg strokes with Row Analysis

Why Analyze? To go faster. We analyze rowing to go faster. Apart from very big technique flaws which may cause injuries, the bulk of rowing analysis is for the purpose of going faster. We want to be as efficient as possible with the power and strength limitations that we have, whether it’s on the erg…

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