Xeno Müller

Rowing: A Symphony of the Senses

Rowing: A Symphony of the Senses Rowing is more than just a physical sport; it's a symphony of sensory experiences. Consider the audible cues: the rhythmic sound of the oar in the oarlock, the distinctive speed it carries depending on your preparation, and the echo of...

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Are summer rowing camps worth it?

Are summer rowing camps worth it?

Below are talking points I will address: Different rowers seek different results from rowing camps. Do parents know what is at stake for their high school aged child when attending a rowing camp? Exposure to rowing on the water vs. improving the erg score to get...

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Three Great Stretches For Rowing

Three Great Stretches For Rowing

I love these stretches: Range of motion is the key to producing a maximum of power per stroke. Staying flexible is also an insurance to avoiding getting spinal injury from rowing.  If you like to know who my stretching mentor is just email me. :-)?

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More cameras in rowing boats please!

More cameras in rowing boats please!

Rowing is not known to be a super exciting sport to watch outside of the Olympic cycle, nor was sailing, UNTIL cameras were installed aboard the sail boats and catamarans and everything became more exciting. Check out this footage, would it not have been even more...

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The Benefits of a Rowing Machine

The Benefits of a Rowing Machine

The Benefits of a Rowing Machine I have been training on a rowing machine since I took my first stroke on the water, seven years prior to competing at my first of three Olympics. ? I made a short list of benefits a rowing machine brings to one's lifestyle. At the end...

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Strength Training for Junior Rowers

Strength Training for Junior Rowers

Strength Training for Rowing and a Few of Its Benefits Throughout my career, I supplemented my rowing workouts with strength training in the gym.  There are many different exercises athletes can choose to strengthen their bodies as well as their minds, some being more...

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College Recruiting Information

College Recruiting Information

URGENT! College Recruiting Information: Female high school rowers need to be trained differently then their male counterparts. WOMEN NEED TO TRAIN DIFFERENTLY THEN MEN. Years of analysis and experience show that successful junior women rowers are coached differently...

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Latest testimonial :-)

Latest testimonial 🙂

I started working with Xeno Muller during my novice year. At the time, I was already a Junior and had a lot of catching up to do to be a strong rower for my age. Working with Xeno, helped transform my stroke into one of the best technical strokes on my team. Xeno also...

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Rowing with Xeno and his Signature Waterrower

Rowing with Xeno and his Signature Waterrower

"Luke Gheen here. Just wanted to stay in touch. I continue to use your rowing videos 5-6 days a week and love them. Not sure if you can see me on there; I use my cell phone to watch them. I've tried to leave comments and they show up as anonymous. The regular rowing...

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Retina Burning and Weaponizing.

Retina Burning and Weaponizing are two of my favorite analogies when I watch and coach rowing. When I watch a rower, it only takes a split second for me to see how their stroke can be made more efficient. During that instant, my "retina gets burned" so to speak. Of...

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STROKE a brand new coaching package

STROKE a brand new coaching package

ELITE COACHES changed the course of my life when I was a junior rower. You can learn more about them in my Elite Coaching Family Tree video HERE. At the time, I did not quite realize how valuable their coaching was. I thought winning was simply happening because of...

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A-BOAT

Like all sports, rowing is made available across the country through volunteer and amateur coaches.  This continues to enable people to find a sport they are passionate about. In rowing, these amateur coaches have not experienced rowing at the highest level. They have...

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Capture your Olympic dream.

With Elite Coaching you can have the technique that maximizes your potential, the training that brings you in the top 0.5%, and the mental coaching that gets you to the gold medal.    It is never too early to start.  Not only can you be the fastest in your club, go to...

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Do you have a dream of rowing in college?

Do you think that you have to be the tallest, or strongest to get the 2k score to realize your dream? Are you relying upon your local rowing coach to get you there? Most high school rowers mistakenly think that obtaining the 2k erg time which their coach says that...

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Rowers are well coached when:

They know not to train. They know how to self-coach their technique. They know what to eat. They know how to cope with stress. They know what the training program is. They know it is OK to ask questions. They know which strength exercises are not conductive for faster...

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A bent oar, good or bad?

A bent oar, good or bad?

  When we see it we marvel about it: 1. Why does the oar bend? When a rower applies power against the footboard and engages the body in moving the boat, the oar bends, because the force of the oarlock pushes in opposing direction to the force on the handle and...

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Golden Meters Rowing Camp

Getting recruited to college, is a life changing experience. Elite Coaching got me recruited to Brown University.  While racing for Brown, we stayed undefeated.  After graduating, I went on to winning Olympic Gold and Silver in the Men's Single Scull.  (Gold Medal...

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Steve Gladstone and I

Steve Gladstone and I

Steve recruited me to row at Brown.  He and I met for the first time at the Crash B Indoor Rowing World Championship in 1991.  We hit it off immediately with a giant handshake. We both had huge grins on our faces and would not let go of each other's hand.  Thinking...

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Visiting Waterrower at IHRSA 2018

Visiting Waterrower at IHRSA 2018

Yesterday was a great day of catching up in San Diego. First, I went to IHRSA the International Convention of Fitness and met up with my Waterrower team. Waterrower has grown tremendously. They carry the Xeno Muller Signature Waterrower. All Signature owners have...

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Elite Coaching a Competitive Advantage.

The vast majority of parents are new to the dynamics of the rowing community.  Sadly, most are given a lot of misinformation relating to being recruited by a college for rowing, leveraging rowing to get into a better college, the skill level needed to row on a college...

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Gaming the Erg Split

Most high school rowers focus too much on their 500 meter split time and too little on learning the most efficient technique. Maximizing your erg splits with poor technique during low rate and less intensity than race pace pieces, or at race pace, but shorter pieces...

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After 13 years enjoying total recall

After 13 years enjoying total recall

It feels like going to the attic and finding old items and by touching and looking at them you go into total recall, knowing how to scull, where to be patient, what the ratios are, with a body that weighs more and needs more time 🙂 It is a journey!

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Rowing Like That Won’t Get You There.

Rowing Like That Won’t Get You There.

People always ask me, 'How did you beat people so much bigger than you?' The answer is elite coaching; which includes the mental approach, physical training and rowing technique. As a member of the winningest coaching family tree and the most successful high school...

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Spring Break Amplify IV17 Digital Rowing Camp

Spring Break Amplify IV17 Digital Rowing Camp

For high schoolers, who want to get recruited to college for rowing, it is an exciting time! Spring Break is the perfect opportunity for you to make some critical improvements in your rowing. You must wonder why the same college and international teams dominate the...

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Getting Recruited To A College Rowing Program

Getting Recruited To A College Rowing Program

Like you, when I was in high school and again when I was in college ­ I had to make tough adult decisions that affected the course of my life. The questions you are asking yourself right now are, 'Could I be getting better faster?' 'Are there technical secrets that...

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How to Maximize your Erg Prs!

How to Maximize your Erg Prs!

Are you improving fast enough to get recruited to your dream school? Are you wondering if there are technical secrets that can make you faster on the erg? The facts are that you don't have much time left before submitting your final 2K score and college coaches only...

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No one can take away your ERG SCORE

Most club coaches don’t care about ERG scores during on the water rowing season, because their primary goal is to row on the water. Paradoxically, in moments of doubt, coaches regress to selecting the “fastest” boat through surprise 2Ks... which ends up making the...

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Happy Mother’s Day! Our greatest supporters!

If you are lucky, you have parents who support you throughout your greatest challenges. I could not have achieved my life goals without the support, love, and guidance I received from my mom and dad. This is my first Mother’s Day without my mom. My post is to tell all...

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The Making of an Irish Olympic Triumph

The Making of an Irish Olympic Triumph

https://youtu.be/DbRFapxCgFs What a great home story of two brothers from the southern tip of Ireland winning the first Olympic medal for the country. The towns humor and love for life comes through this short documentary beautifully. It depicts the importance of the...

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Humon Train Smarter

Humon Train Smarter

I have been waiting for a device that allows the athlete to manage training intensity. Finally there is HUMON. Born at MIT. When you wear it, you hardly feel it and the information you get from HUMON will help you attain top athletic performance. Use my purchase CODE:...

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You Need to Change

You Need to Change

The path you are on won’t enable you to reach your full potential. In order to realize your dreams you are going to need to be faster than everyone else. Training like everyone else won’t enable you to be faster than everyone else and realize those dreams. Jayson...

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Rowing at Brown University and Olympic Gold.

Rowing at Brown University and Olympic Gold.

Elite coaches help build athlete's mental strength in victory and in loss.  Learning from the best coaches about focus and humility. I am very fortunate to have been taught by exceptional coaches how to row fast with minimal effort and how to carry myself as an...

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Important Points To Keep In Mind

1. Keep up the communication with me and make sure you let me know how you feel mentally and physically. You know my number, use it 🙂 2. Temperatures are hot, be smart about where you do your training and what you are drinking. 3. MAKE SURE we are scheduled for our...

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Knee issues in rowing?

Knee issues in rowing, is that possible? Sadly the answer is yes. Injuries and chronic aches are completely preventable. The cause of aching knees is the lack of attention to detail when it comes to coaching rowers. Rowing is known for its low impact on joints, so why...

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