Author Archives: Amanda Wikstrom

Choosing the Perfect Rowing Bracelet – With Strokeside Designs

When it comes time to select a bracelet rowing enthusiasts will adore the new collection of rowing inspired bracelets from Strokeside Designs. Painstakingly crafted by Strokeside jewelers located in Brooklyn, New York, this beautiful collection contains four distinct designs available in 14k gold and 925 sterling silver. Choose from the Cleaver Oar Women’s Bracelet, Rowing […]

Athletes training in Sarasota for shot at 2016 Rio Paralympics

The Olympic selection opportunity is hotting up and we spotted this news story about US athletes in training for 2016 selection. Jacqui Kapinowski is one of the athletes, her disease causes rigidity of the spine and neck, and she can’t turn around to see without severe spasms.  She is the odds-on favourite for her category […]

Mirrors improve your technique on the Ergo!

Decent Rowing is a leading website for Rowing Technique Videos and have recently published this great little clip.  Please send the link round to your club coaching team. Improve your rowing technique One of the most useful tool athletes and coaches have for education is the ergo. It is stable and convenient and much easier to educate […]

Tips and Tricks for Lightweight Rowers

New eBook in our shop Over the years Rowperfect UK have written blog posts for and taken interviews with rowing lightweights sharing tips and tricks for rowing. We have put together all the content into an eBook, which gives one easy place where lightweight rowers all over the world can read about the world and […]

Strokeside Designs rowing jewellery for Spring 2015

Marcin from Strokeside Design here gives you his best tips on what to wear this spring and how to match with the best accessories. Strokeside Designs is a company based in New York that creates, manufactures and markets unique personal rowing jewellery made from genuine materials. Their vision is to bring the best jewellery and accessories to rowers, families, […]

Everything is wrong with how we coach beginner rowing!

Expert rowing author, Jim Flood has come out fighting with his latest ebook A Manifesto to improve club rowing for beginners.  Jim sees so many opportunities being missed as clubs fail to teach the basics of rowing and sculling to a high standard. We could be doing this so much better. Investing in the right tutorial […]

Would you dare to do a 3000 mile solo row around Great Britain?

Here we introduce the intrepid Sarah Weldon, founder of the Oceans Project whom now is on her way to a big journey. She has taken on the challenge of the Great British Vikings Quest and will row solo around the  Great Britain. We will wish Sarah the best of luck! Oceans Project uses Technology to bring […]

How to become a stronger rower: Part 1. Principles of strength training

Strength training, Why it is important A guest post by Elias Lehtonen In this series of texts, I seek to outline the main aspects of becoming a stronger rower. The first two texts will be rather theoretically focused on strength training. From there, I will move to a more practical level, concentrating on common areas […]