Indoor rowers are a staple in many gyms, much like the treadmill or elliptical; however, the indoor rower is often overlooked and seen as just another piece of equipment. This course provides a complete overview of how you can incorporate the indoor rower into your sessions with your clients and covers everything from how to affect a client’s lactic acid production with the damper setting to some of the most common faults in the rowing stroke to specific exercises that can help improve rowing stroke and performance.
- Understand the benefits of rowing and basic set-up and guidelines
- Understand the four phases of the rowing stroke.
- Learn how to simplify indoor rowing for your clients.
- Identify the “seven deadly sins” of indoor rowing.
- Demonstrate basic exercises that will aid in indoor rowing performance and durability.
This course includes the following content to study for the exam:
Article and Video:
- Indoor Rowing (Part 1): Set-up and Basic Guidelines by Pete Holman
- Indoor Rowing (Part 2): Common Faults by Pete Holman
- Indoor Rowing (Part 3): Strength Training to Enhance Performance by Pete Holman
- Jay Blahnik and Josh Crosby Use 3 Steps to Teach Clients to Row by Jay Blahnik & Josh Crosby
Exam duration: 15 minutes
Number of exam questions: 15 questions
Passing score: 75%
Allowed retakes for failed attempts: 3