Category Archives: Ergo

World Rowing Virtual Masters Regatta

2020 World Rowing Masters Regatta alternative The FISA World Rowing Commission has decided to initiate a virtual rowing regatta. On your Erg. According Fisa, WRVMR will take place at the same time as the original regatta, from 2-6 September 2020. Designed to be done anywhere in the world masters rowers are invited to complete a […]

Foot-Stretcher Angle in Rowing Shells (Part 2)

This is the second post about our foot stretcher settings (read part 1 here). We have answered Rons’s question a few days ago about an optimal stretcher height position. Today we will give you some advice for the optimal foot stretcher angle. In case you are looking for more rigging information check our general guide […]

Foot-Stretcher Angle in Rowing Shells (Part 1)

Tom, my wife and me share a double. Our food stretcher height set up is very different. I tent to have it at the highest position to have an optimal foot force. Am I mistaken? – Ronald Rowperfect has posted plenty of suggestions about the perfect rigging for people of different heights. The right set […]

How much Indoor Rowing – Daily Erg Training

How much Indoor Rowing is needed per week? Many rowing clubs have been re-opened their doors and access to gyms are not restricted anymore.  Winter is gone in the northern Hemisphere and most of us are back in our boats. Rowperfect met a local coach Joseph from Croatia and discussed with him what would be the […]

How Much Layback Is Needed – Finish Position On Ergs

indoor rowing

How much layback is needed on an erg? Here is a good explanation from Concept2 “At the finish of the rowing stroke, the upper body is leaning back slightly, using support of the core muscles. Biceps and back muscles also help to maintain the finish position of the upper body. Legs are extended, stabilized by […]

Rowing Pad Helps to Alleviate Hamstring Pain

Denmark’s Sverri Nielsen the single sculler uses the ProW Seat Pad while racing at one of the past Luzern World Cups. You can see the pink pad taped to his scull seat top on our cover image. What you can’t see are the wedges inserted underneath the pad which lift up your pelvis off the […]

Charity Indoor Rowing – Virtual Erg Race

Indoor rowing games

Rowperfect is proud to support the charity indoor rowing, a virtual indoor regatta: ERG Electronic Rowing Games. According to the organizers it will be probably the biggest indoor race this year worldwide. The regatta takes place June 13th – 21st 2020. Unlike all other major international regattas, racing at ERG is done virtually with competitors […]

ERG – Indoor Regatta

How many indoor regatta offers have you noticed in the last few weeks? With an erg indoor regatta we could show how hard you have been training. Many private organisations tried to organize an event. The erg manufacturer and the national associations did it. Even FISA World Rowing had a challenge. What is the motivation […]

Rowing Tutorial Indoor: Rowing and Endurance

Ausdauertraining am Ergometer

Today’s video session shows you some endurance exercises with your indoor rower. Today we suggest a dynamic rower. Rowing Tutorial: Indoor Rowing Dynamic Ergs tend to be less injury sensitive and offer a wide range of exercises to keep your body fit. In today’s tutorial Coach Jean Pierre is showing us how to practise at […]

Change of Plans – Interview With Simone Martini – World Coastal Rowing Champion

I met Simone 2019 at the world’s in Linz, Austria. As a single sculler, he had just qualified for the 2020 Olympics for Italy and was full of joy. His many fans were excited and cheered all over the Linz regatta court. Many things have changed since then. The virus entered his country and the […]