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Middle School Rowing
Get A Head Start on High School Crew!



Date:June 6, 8, 13, 15 (Tuesdays/Thursdays) 4:30p - 5:30p = $180


The primary goal of our middle school program is to introduce the sport of rowing to students who want to learn the basic fundamentals of the rowing stroke and improve on his/her overall fitness. Concepts will be taught on the Concept 2 rowing machine and Swingulator.


MIddle School Rowing Sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of the Rowing Stroke
  • How to Read the Monitor
  • Pacing/Stroke Rating
  • Relaxation & Posture
  • Fitness Training


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Power10 Panic Week
Erg Time!
High School Novice and Varsity Rowers


The panic begins! The 2k test is near. Let there be no surprises! Cram in a week of erg training 1.5/hr a day with a training plan designed to get you ready, pull ahead and get back in the swing of things.


Athletes who have rowing tryouts are encouraged to speak with the instructor for tips on being prepared as an athlete.


Options: Five days is ideal but you can register for 3 or 5 days of training.


Date: Monday - Friday, February 27 - March 3, 2017


Time: 4:30 - 6:00p


Who: High School Novice and Varsity Rowers who want to get a head start on their 2K test!


Cost: $75 / 5 days OR $55 / 3 days



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Power10 High School Coxswain Clinic
Sunday, March 12, 1:00 - 4:00p

Building Confidence In The Boat


  • Setting up your office
  • Boat control- steering, positioning, etc
  • Let the boat coach you
    - Interpreting the feel of the boat
    - Run, spacing, timing
  • Voice recordings
    - models to aspire to
    - how to effectively use feedback sessions with your coach or on your own
Learn from the best!


Stacey Apfelbaum is a World Champion Coxswain (US Lightweight women) with over 20 years of coaching experience at the high school and collegiate levels. She graduated from Mt Holyoke College where she began coxing. Outside of school, she coxed for the Pioneer Valley Rowing Association garnering many national titles and a spot on the Olympic Training Squad. She won a gold medal in the 1984 world championships in the lightweight women’s eight. She began coaching at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Over the last 20 years, Stacey has dedicated her coaching career to high school athletes. Currently she is the Program Director and Varsity Girls Coach at Niskayuna Rowing where her girls won the NYS State, Stotesbury, and SRAA Championships in 2016.


Kate Apfelbaum began coxing with the Trinity College men's rowing team, completing her final year as co-captain. She continued on to cox at the University of Oxford, winning the women's Boat Race (2013) and the men's Reserves Boat Race (2013). Since then, she has raced all over the world. Kate currently lives in Boston, MA and works for an education non-profit. In 2016, Kate and Zoe De Toledo (cox of the silver medal- winning British women's eight in Rio) started Chattercox- a coaching initiative to encourage the development of coxes on both sides of the Atlantic.



When: Sunday, March 12

Time: 1:00 - 4:00p

Location: Trinity College Boathouse, Hartford

Cost: $50.00


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