Category Archives: Rowing

Racing Starts for rowing

rowing crew, racing rowers, world rowing

World Rowing Masters regatta is coming up, and I guess most of what can be done of preparation is done by now. However I cannot help but thinking about the start, and how to improve it. If not for anything else, so for next year’s regatta season. I stroke a Masters G and H 8+. I am […]

Our rowing eight can’t get in time

Rowing oars out of time.

Hi- When I row in an eight, I feel as if I am rowing uphill in wet cement. When we row by fours and I am in the 4 seat, the boat is stable, set and moving smoothly through the water. I am starting to hate rowing because I don’t see how we will ever […]

D3 tape testers wanted

D3 Kinesiology Tape

You will have seen the kinesiology strapping tape which physiotherapists use on their patients… well we’ve got some samples available for our readers to test out. Why haven’t I strapped my injured body before? Being able to strap up your own body to give support while you recover from an injury seems like a no-brainer.  […]

Crossing the Line Sport Webinars June 2018

Crossing the Line Sport Webinars May/June 2018

An athlete/player’s intense training and competing schedule leaves little time for education and personal development. Crossing the Line (experts in supporting athletes) have responded to this need by developing a unique series of webinars that will be available live and on-demand to cater to their various schedules and time zones. Each month has a different […]

Top 3 stretches in rowing

Crouch adductor stretch for rowers

I get asked a lot of questions on Quora – here’s the most recent What are the 3 most important stretches for rowing? I think this is not the right question to ask.  Because everyone has a different body and differing flexibility.  I would reverse the question and ask whether you can achieve the body […]

Monthly Prize Draw May 2018

Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month (May) we have this prize:  One month free club subscription to the iCrew club management software. The designer and a prominent user of iCrew were my guests on RowingChat this month – listen in […]