RowingChat: Advanced Rowing Charlie Simpson and Jim Flood

By Rebecca Caroe

Charlie Simpson and Jim Flood have authored a new book called Advanced Rowing – it shows in detail the techniques and training programmes of top international and club coaches.  Setting out to “demystify” the secrets of top rowing coaches, the authors succeed in explaining the difference between good and excellent coaches. In the discussion we […]

RowingChat: Penny Chuter former chief coach British Rowing

By Rebecca Caroe

Penny Chuter was the leader responsible for standardising the selection of athletes and formalising the coach education methods used today by British Rowing.  She also worked for FISA (World Rowing) as a coach on the development programme.  Her insights into what makes athletes skilful, boats move fast and how to get the best out of […]

UK-based podcasters an offer for you

By Rebecca Caroe

Rowperfect has been invited to the BBC Music event in London.  We can’t go.   Would any readers like our free ticket? Did you know that SoundCloud is sponsoring BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify next weekend, October 6-8, at the ExCel in London? Because you are a loyal creator on SoundCloud, we are extending an […]

RowingChat: Craftsbury Sculling Center

By Rebecca Caroe

Going on rowing camp is an experience which many never get – today we are with two expert coaches from the famous Craftsbury Sculling Center in Vermont USA, Marlene Royle and Troy Howell.  Together they talk us through the opportunities a technique small boats camp can offer for accelerated learning. Listen to RowingChat with Craftsbury […]

Troy Howell

RowingChat: at Craftsbury Sculling Center

By Rowperfect UK

This month we welcome back two previous RowingChat guests who are both expert sculling coaches.  Together they’re coaching at the world famous Craftsbury Sculling Center in Vermont, USA. Our focus will be around rowing and sculling camps, The Benefits of going on camp, Coaching people who row for other clubs and in other programmes, How […]

RowingChat with Rebecca Caroe, owner of Rowperfect

By Rebecca Caroe

We decided to turn the tables for August and to interview Rebecca Caroe who hosts RowingChat. Joe de Leo, expert podcaster from the Leo Training Podcast agreed to be the guest host. Listen to RowingChat with Rebecca Caroe on SoundCloud Timestamps to the interview 01:00 Introduction and background in rowing 08:00 My introduction to Thames Tradesmens […]

We have agreed a slightly different format for August RowingChat – Joe de Leo will interview Rebecca Caroe as the guest!

By Rowperfect UK

  Rebecca is a rower, coach and masters athlete and the co-owner of Rowperfect with her husband, Grant Craies.  The discussion will centre on how Rowperfect became an international web phenomenon and the fourth most popular rowing website in the world. Joe is a member of the Strength Coach Roundtable and expert podcaster on the Leo Training podcast. If you’ve […]

RowingChat: Adrian Ellison Olympic Coxswain

By Rebecca Caroe

Adrian Ellison won Olympic Gold in 1984 at Los Angeles with the British Mens coxed four crew including Sir Steve Redgrave, Martin Cross, Richard Budgett and Andy Holmes.  He continues to cox and coach and gives us his insights into how to up-skill yourself as a coxswain and how to coach coxes. Listen to RowingChat […]

RowingChat with The Rowing Network

By Rebecca Caroe

The Rowing Network is a coach education website set up by Community Rowing Inc in conjunction with Rowing Australia led by Matt Lehrer and Ron Batt. Listen to RowingChat with The Rowing Network on SoundCloud Timestamps to the interview 01:00 Introduction and background in rowing 06:00 The inspiration for the Rowing Network 08:00 Coach educator traditional role […]