Category Archives: Rowing Data

Comparison Coxmate GPS and Rowing In Motion

Coxmate GPS compare

We got a question from a reader about comparisons between rowing speed measurement tools RIM vs Coxmate. Which would you recommend and how do they compare? Rowing in Motion versus Coxmate GPS RiM is an app which comes in two versions: for solo athletes or for teams.  It records and monitors basic data such as […]

UK testers needed for new rowing oar design

rowing oar, engineer oar,

It’s always exciting to see new products for rowing and sculling come to market.  But it’s rare for us to get involved in early user testing at the prototype stage of a new rowing oar design. We were delighted that the team at Oscar Propulsion got in touch to ask the Rowperfect community to help […]

Rowsandall Rowing Data Analysis OFFER


There is no shortage of training advice for rowers. “Train more”, “Avoid the black hole”, “Train smarter” (whatever that means), “Train like the Danes”, “Avoid junk meters”.  The best research has found that what works best for one rower might not work for another. So what can you do? Plan. Execute. Measure. Adjust. Repeat. Today […]

Data Integrity: when to trust your rowing data?

rowing data heart rate

Verifying the Accuracy of Measurements-Introduction In my last post on tracking rowing data, I received a comment regarding the accuracy and measurement of observations—heart rate, in particular. This provided me with an idea to evaluate the best way I know how: take some measurements and compare to establish an estimate of data integrity. One of […]

Rowing force curve analysis

SAS Institute, British Rowing, Helen Glover rowing in the tank at Royal Albert Dock, London

Although often thought of as a “pulling” sport, in fact, rowing is much more dependent on the “pushing” forces of a rower’s legs. To demonstrate this, SAS, the Official Analytics Partner of British Rowing,  invited double Olympic champion Helen Glover to row in an indoor practice tank rigged with sensors on the oars and footplates. […]

RowingChat: Data analysis for rowing with Sander Roosendaal

Streamed live on March 5th, 2017 Sander is a leader in the field of rowing analytics and has created the website to enable others to upload and review rowing data in order to improve their training outcomes. Timestamps for topics in the podcast. 0:01 introductions and background in rowing and data analysis 0:02 What got you […]

Why train if you can’t measure progress?

Feedback from a customer who just started using the Coxmate GPS software. The software is amazing!  In my humble opinion (as a professional marketer) I think you maybe missing a trick here as to how you are selling your products.  At the moment you seem to be focusing on the hardware – nobody actually wants […]