Coaches Corner

In the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” from 1798, English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge writes, “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink”. With the amount of information that we can collect on athlete performance and the number of technical nuances a paddler can display, it can be really difficult to know where to focus a coaches’ time and energy. Data, data, everywhere, but not a piece of use!

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Paris 2024 Olympic program concerns

Following the recent decision by the Board of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) to propose changes to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the Paris 2024 Olympic Program, CRNZ has worked with a number of other nations to produce a joint letter to the ICF expressing concerns over: the lack of consultation; the impact that the decision will have on athletes, coaches and the sport as a whole; and the apparent breach of the ICFs own rules when voting for the change. 

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Training Camps Inspire

The latest of the mixed training camps between the men’s and women’s squads took place at Lake Karapiro last week. To find out more about the positive benefits of the camps we speak to a coach and two paddlers.

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