What can rowing learn from Tai Chi and Alexander Technique?

By Rebecca Caroe

Jonathan Drake is a newcomer to rowing having lead a life teaching Alexander and Tai Chi – and this gives him an unique perspective on rowing technique.  What can we learn from “normal” body movement which can improve our rowing and sculling? Try this exercise for identifying “Sway Back” Standing, notice what happens when you […]

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New Products Oar Heart Earrings

By Rowperfect UK

New Rowing Jewellery Products in store Oar Heart Stud Earrings  That special piece for your loved ones Handcrafted Made in 925 sterling silver Fun facts about silver: Silver is a best conductor of heat. “Bring some heat to your loved ones!” haha Necklaces with a rowing crew theme Rowing Eight Necklace The most popular of […]

Rowing using the Alexander Technique

By Rebecca Caroe

Rowing Technique from a Holistic Perspective is a personal insight into whole-body rowing from an expert Alexander Technique and Tai-chi teacher, Jonathan Drake. If you have ever had an injury, you will know how challenging this was to recover from.  Jonathan Drake shares his insights into how to make rowing “easier” on the body with […]

New Rowing TV Channel on Roku

By Rebecca Caroe

Have you ever wondered why there isn’t a TV channel for rowing?  Well enterprising rower, Michael Harnad is in the process of making one. I am a rower and a software developer. I am in the process of developing a rowing channel for the Roku set top box. Like the Apple TV and others, the […]

Help us “Rope In” some new readers

By Rebecca Caroe

Rowperfect has doubled its readership in the past 12 months.  Yes, thank YOU for reading and sharing and being bold and evangelical about what we write, sell and promote on Rowperfect UK. Row In Some New Readers Please help us spread the word about Rowperfect Copy, Paste and Email this url https://www.rowperfect.co.uk/newsletter-signup/ to a couple friends and tell them to […]

Rent to buy RP3 offer

By Rebecca Caroe

If you find affordability an issue when buying RP3s, we are proud to offer you the opportunity for staged payments. Total price £2,150 including VAT when buying outright. Deposit down payment £500 6 monthly payments £300 by standing order Total £2,300 plus shipping Note, we reserve the right to alter the payments, if the total […]

Masters Champs free shipping offer

By Rebecca Caroe

If you’re coming to the British Masters Championships at Nottingham’s Holme Pierrepont on June 10-11 get yourself free shipping on anything in the Rowperfect store.  Meet us on June 10th at our trade stand and collect your goodies. [note we will not be there on Sunday June 11th]. Use the coupon MASTERSCHAMPS17 One use per person. […]

Swim tests for adaptive rowers

By Rebecca Caroe

Do you require swim tests for adaptive rowers. If so would people be willing to share their criteria I will defer to Tara Morgan who coaches at Seize the Oar in Seattle to answer. https://www.rowperfect.co.uk/para-rowing-adaptive-rowing-coaching-resources/ Tara writes: Here’s our policy on Swim Tests: Athletes are always first treated as every other rower in our boathouse […]