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The psychology of focus and motivation in rowing


Meet Kaitlyn and Jenny, our two fictitious collegiate rowers. Both walked onto their team in their freshman year. They’ve rowed in the same boats, acquired the same experience and technique, and they’re the same approximate height and weight. But when they’re erging side by side on the exact same pieces, Jenny consistently and significantly outpaces Kaitlyn.

What is causing our two athletes to perform so differently, and what strategies can you as a coach or a team leader take to effectively equalize their performance? Pay attention.

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