Have you ever been on the water watching a crew and wondered just what drill would fix that rower with the perpetually “skying” blade? Wonder no more, introducing the Down and Dirty Drill Card! Meant for coxswains and coaches alike you now have a cross refernce of all the most popular drills, and the parts of the stroke they impact. From the simplest pause drills to the challenging “Russian Drill” you now have the tool to make a difference immediately. On the back side of the card you have a position by position illustration of the full rowing stroke! As your rowers work through the drill you can compare what you are envisioning with the illustration on the card and what you are seeing in front of you. Never second guess what the best solution is again, because you have the Down and Dirty Drill Card! Click on Order above to get your copy today!

  • 5.5″ x 8.5″ plastic card, laminated- completely waterproof, bullet proof, and rower proof
  • Full color illustrations on both sides
  • Compact, stylish, and smart

You will want to take a moment and download the description sheet that tells you about each drill, what it focuses on and how to perform it.


Hi…I wanted to thank you for your response and help with my coxing. As the season approaches its end, I wanted to let you know how much of a help your advice was. The length at the catch that we have now is so much better than it was before and I really used your advice. Thanks again

Having been around coxswains for eighteen years, either as a competitive rower or as a coach, I wish all of my coxwains had used this book as a guide. It is one of the most well organized books with practical application that I have seen. The book is an invaluable tool for all coaches and coxswains at any level of the sport. I have found the appendices to be especially useful and think George has provided the rowing community with a great resource.

At long last, a book for every coxswain from the rank beginner to the top collegiate level. It is clear that George has done it all and is an excellent teacher- a combination not always found. The basics are clear to follow and the material is always engaging. On the upper level, George presents various situations to think about and some very valuable, sound advice. This is a MUST book for every coach and coxswain!

Received the books. . . I look forward to using your book with all of our coxswains this fall!

The Down and Dirty Guide To Coxing is one of the best tools that I have seen for young coxswains. We have made it standard issue to the coxswains on our team.