Advice from Graham Benton recently interviewed on RowingChat podcast.
- Get a programme
- Focus on technique – erg is not the same as a rowing boat
- Find the drag factor which works for you (rule of thumb is juniors on 3, womens on 4 and men on 5)
- Train with someone both faster and slower than you
- Consistency in training
Good coaches for erg technique: Sam Blythe, Matt Tarrant, Cameron Nichol and Eddie Fletcher (who Graham works with).