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Training Group: Performance Based Training for National Competition

This Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) “Train to Train” group will focus on developing athletes who are beginning to specialize in rowing and training toward competing in the finals of at the National Level (Canadian Henley, National Rowing Championships, Canadian University Championships).

The focus of this group will be to refine technical skills, introduce Integrated Support Team (Physiology/Strength & Conditioning/ Mental Training/Sport Dietitian) support, and a competitive training environment that is rooted in small boat training.

Services

This group will meet with the Provincial coach 4 sessions a week, and will have access to the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic’s Strength and Conditioning services.

All Training Group athletes must maintain a regular training schedule with their clubs (as well as the NSPT Training Group program) in order to meet the minimum training expectations.

The focus of this group will be to refine technical skills, introduce aspects of Integrated Support Team and physiological assessment and monitoring, as well a competitive training environment that is rooted in small boat training.

Expectations

The minimum training expectation is 48 weeks per year, with 25-30 of those weeks in rowing, at least 12-16hrs/week training for rowing. Under 16 athletes should be engaged in one complementary sport during the fall or winter season, but should maintain at least 3 rowing specific sessions a week in this period.

How to Join

“Existing Talent” may enter by achieving the Development Group ergometer standard in a coach supervised testing environment at the athlete’s home club or RowNS Development Group.

Training Group Erg Standards

Erg standards effective March 1, 2019.
 MenLightweight MenWomenLightweight Women
Under 176:46.0-7:47.0-
Under 196:39.0-7:47.0-
Under 216:32.06:52.07:40.07:50.0
Under 236:25.56:45.07:30.07:42.0
Senior A6:16.56:39.07:20.07:35.0