BOOKS: COMPLETE BOOK OF ROWING
Title: Complete Book of Rowing
Author: Sir Steve Redgrave
Publisher: Partridge Press
Now out of print but available at Amazon.co.uk. Intended for all rowers, whatever their standard, this book by the leading rower Steve Redgrave covers all the basic aspects of the sport, from technique to equipment and clothing. He explains how to get fit for rowing, the tactics and strategies of the different forms of competition, which injuries are specific to rowing, and how to prevent them. Chapters on coaching, coxing, the domestic and international scenes, and an appendix of useful addresses, complete the book. This revised and updated issue includes information on the new big blades.
'Complete Book of Rowing' by Sir Steve Redgrave