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Position Vacant – Director of Rowing (Coaching) in Adelaide, South Australia

Pulteney Grammar School in Adelaide, South Australia is looking for a Director of Rowing (Coaching), The successful candidate will have experience as a rowing coach or rower at a senior State, National or International level and have the ability to translate this experience into a rowing program within a school environment.

How to take care of your feet when rowing

3 arches of the foot.

The feet first approach  There’s a reason behind the well developed stereotype a rowing teams and sliders – your feet need it after all that time spent in the boat! Whether it’s down to the stresses and strains [1] placed on your joints while you’re competing, the many hours spent with your feet in shared […]

What to Wear for Rowing

Nowadays, rowing seems to be one of the nation’s favourite sports. People really love it and since the Rio Olympics interest has just increased.  Trouble is – most folks have never tried rowing.  If you think you might love rowing, make sure that your clothing is suitable.  It’s absolutely essential to be comfortable with what you […]

How A Rowing Coach Can Save Money, And Why It’s Important

What a frugal group rowing coaches can be. We scrimp, we budget, we fundraise – and we “do without” to make ends meet. In what some consider to be the “most-expensive-equipment-sport” we do our best to save a dollar. Yet, despite these efforts many rowing coaches waste money. But not smart rowing coaches. They’ve figured […]

Wembley Park Funds Project To Get Brent Youths To National Junior Indoor Rowing Championship

Rowing Students from Alperton Community School

On 9 March 2018, 20 young Brent hopefuls joined thousands of others at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC) at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, organised by London Youth Rowing (LYR). This is the first time Brent youths have participated in the NJIRC and it comes just a week after Brent was awarded London Borough […]

Drugs in sport

Roger Bannister. Image Credit: Wikipedia

David Brailsford, Bradley Wiggins and Seb Coe are in the firing line over doping, with much hand-wringing talk about ‘ethical lines’. It’s all irrelevant. Professional sports is about winning, nothing else. At that level there is no such thing as ethics, or if there is it’s down the A12 and if you get to Suffolk […]