"What I see, feel, and hear, determines how I move".
"This may help rowers who have limited ankle mobility but it can be a horrible decision for rowers with limited hip mobility".
"This is the power of relationship, this is what I wanted to teach them".
"I'm not a fan of adjusting the height of the footplate when addressing the ankle".
Making adjustments to your footplate is easier than you think.
I wanted to do a quick follow-up post to my US Rowing webinar from last Saturday. I have to say I had a blast and I'm still very humbled and appreciative to US Rowing for having me. Below is the link to the webinar, Q&A, as well as links to my videos on the ankle for your reference.
If you don't adjust to the individual, you're leaving performance on the table.
It's the motion at our foot and ankle that allows us to load our whole backside.
Blake Gourley holds a Masters of Science in Sports Performance Training and has over 12+ years of experience working with rowers. Read more