Category Archives: Student

C Breeze – natural cooling for long ergs

C Breeze, rowperfect, cool ergo,

What is a C Breeze? The C Breeze is what you need to stay cool while rowing an ergo. It’s a small nylon tube that is a very easily installed to the fan cage of any rowing erg that transports the airflow from your rowing machine and projects it back out like a fan onto […]

Announcing: Rowtex Hand Cream for Rowers

Heeling Handcreme Chapped hands and finger cracks are some of the most painful side effects of a dry climate, especially in Winter. As rowers, we experience all year around – and definately without age limits – that this problem can get tough. Check out our new product for dry, chapped skin after rowing: the new […]

Rowing Anorak – made by and for rowers!

Rowing Anorak front view

The team at Rowtex, who brought you their Rowtex gloves created a new product. It is the Anorak for rowing .It’s available in the Rowperfect shop right now. The Anorak – product development The Rowtex -Team launched a crowdfunding campaign to get early customers and to pay for the product development. Rowperfect supported them and […]

Rowing on Rivers – how to use strong currents to your benefit

When the current becomes a challenge – Rowing on Rivers The cox makes the difference. – Take advantage of the currents! Many rowing clubs row on rivers and experiance a current – as a normality. This requires an extra set of coxing skills, compared to those of us who row on a lake. We suggest, […]

Strapping tape for rowing injury becoming popular

Strapping tape , knee injury, Tape support

We have seen it in Rotterdam at the WRC III again. Strapping Tape is becoming more and more popular. Athletes were using it in the warm up area and while preparing for their race. Do it like the champions: When you need support and strapping tape for rowing injuries, use the D3 Tape. This world`s […]

When is the best age for kids to start rowing?

We have received a question in our social media some time ago. A concerned parent was wondering: When is the best age for kids to start rowing in a club? Can they even participate at a regatta? Many parents do not consider rowing as the first choice sport for their children. They are not aware […]

University Rowing – Free Regatta Trip to China

We know it from the UK, from the USA and from New Zealand, Universtiy rowing is a great way of competing. “The sight of foreign university crews on Chinese waters is becoming a regular feature as the sport takes hold on campuses across the nation.With more than 15 universities nestled along the shores of the […]

One stroke decision: Why did I decide to choose rowing?

Don’t you sometimes wonder why you have stated rowing? Why did you start and is it worth to go through all the pain and unpleasant exercise? Some days ago, I question my decision to row, again. Not my previous experiences, or the likelihood that future conversations will be centered on the effect rowing has had […]

Be Prepared and the Best Cox Possible – A Coach’s Perspective

Well, the head races are on and the cox in these boat finds himself in challenging positions: Motivating the team. And coxing the crew for more than 25 minutes. Important enough to remind you on a few things  The Basics in Coxing: When in doubt, WEIGH ENOUGH, RUDER HALT, EASY OAR!!! I can’t stress the importance of this. If […]

Get ready for the new season

get ready, new rowing season preparation

Hooray it’s time to go rowing again!  In the northern hemisphere the autumn is time to get going in big boats ready for fall head racing and long distance training. But wait, your rowing club needs work first The equipment maintenance plan is essential to do first – before anything else. So set about organising […]