PHYSICAL education, TEACHING, GAMES, and EDUCATION
Discusses the use of pedagogical principles in net/wall games to enhance teaching effectiveness. Generic tactical problems and solutions associated with net/wall games; Modifications to increase task complexity and encourage sampling.
The article presents history on several hardware and artwork objects for rowing. Topics include the printing press, a way of delivering entertaining materials to the general population, the engraved coin silver water pitcher trophy that rowing club Erie Boat Club won a five-mile race in 1837 and the various blades or hatches designed during the 18th century.
The article profiles women who helped pioneer the sport of rowing for women. These include Ernestine Bayer who founded the Philadelphia Girls Rowing Club in 1938 and known as the Mother of Women's Rowing," Gail Pierson Cromwell, who sculled at Cambridge Boat Club with a group of young men who were training for the 1972 Olympics, and Joan Lind Van Blom who was introduced to sculling on the men's sweep team at California State Long Beach.
The article discusses the tends of rowing sports in the U.S. Topics covered include the expansion of rowing competitions from the traditional sprint head of river races to more extreme contests and a description of some rowing events including the endurance race from Corvallis to Portland in Oregon, the Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta and the charitable race Row for Hop in New York.
The article offers information about several rowing coaches including Steve Fairbairn, Karl Adam and George Pocock. It informs that Fairbairn has removed the orthodox technique from rowing. It states that Adam has introduced several rowing styles such as Ratzeburg and interval training and mention about Pocock who has manufactured several quality boats.