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RP3 takes Calvin Tarczy from Zero to Hero

By Rebecca Caroe

Calvin Tarczy is a junior international who represented Great Britain in the 4- winning gold this summer.  He studies at St Paul’s School in London and is coached by Bobby Thatcher – himself a former international coached by Harry Mahon on the first generation of Rowperfects.  Calvin attributes his success at stepping up to selection […]

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Womens Rowing in the UK RowingChat

By Rebecca Caroe

We had an awesome RowingChat today about the history of international British Women’s rowing. Jo Toch, Pauline Bird, Kate Grose all rowed for Great Britain and Helena Smalman-Smith is a rowing historian of the period.  We have collated timestamps for the key points we covered during the interview.  Below is a link to watch the video […]

Rib Injuries in Rowing

By Rebecca Caroe

Here is a brand new podcast interview with Dr. Jane Thornton from our friends at LEO Training . In this exclusive interview, Joe de Leo had the opportunity to sit down and discuss rib injuries in rowing and the 3 major theories surrounding them. We also discuss strategies to prevent and rehab from them.  As […]

Will Satch in his bedroom slippers

By Rebecca Caroe

Once you’re an international athlete, outsiders like us assume that brands must be lining up to sponsor our national team athletes.  But not everyone gets Nike sponsorships….. Imagine our surprise to see GBR athlete, Will Satch talking about his bedroom slippers, Mahabis. Where and when do you like to wear your mahabis?  I wear my […]

RowGlobal launch

By Rebecca Caroe

If rowing news from around the world is what you want to read daily, there’s a new site which you need to bookmark.  Row Global.  Set up by experienced rowing journalist Tom Morgan, he told Rowperfect There’s a need to get news quickly to the rowing world that a print magazine cannot support.  By the […]

Rowing Injury Prevention Series: General Injury Prevention Tips

By Blake Gourley

This article is Part 1 of the Rowing Injury Prevention Series, brought to you by Rowperfect UK. In the following installments, you’ll hear from fellow rowing strength coaches, Will Ruth and Joe DeLeo, as they discuss common rowing injuries including; rib stress fractures, low back pain, snapping hip syndrome, as well as how to reduce […]

RowingChat – with John Faulkner

By Rebecca Caroe

John established himself as a coach back in the 1970s and is expert in coaching lightweights.  Notable achievements include: 17 medals at the World Championships, 2 medals at the European Games, 2 Medals at the U23 Games and 3 crews selected for the Olympic Games. Some of his highlights include: coaching the Danish Men’s squad between 2003 – […]

Monthly Prize Draw

By Theo

Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month the prize is a copy of Chariots and Horses, by Jason Dorland From RowingChat Guest, Jason Dorland The winner is Emma Norris and we’ve emailed to ask you to get in touch and let us know […]

RowingChat April – With Jason Dorland

By rp-admin

This month’s RowingChat guest is former Canadian Olympic rower, Jason Dorland. After suffering a humiliating loss at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and labelling the event as ‘The most devastating moment of his life’, Jason was left feeling empty and without a purpose. Remarkably, he was able to convert this demoralising loss into a ‘gift’ – which […]