Athletes’ Top Equipment – ROWTEX Rowing Gloves

Rowtex rowing gloves

Faster and better performance on the water can be achieved firstly and most importantly by continuous training. Optimal equipment can be very decisive during hours of hard work out. Martin and Tobias from ROWTEX were former elite rowers in the Austrian Rowing Team. Each year they had to row thousands of kilometers to make it […]

How to Choose a Rowing Club

I have been coaching a young athlete who has ambitions to row at the Olympics – one of the things we discussed was how to choose the right rowing club for her. Setbacks and Red Herrings First, I was very frustrated by being asked for advice (which club to join) only to find that many […]

Charity Indoor Rowing – Virtual Erg Race

Indoor rowing games

Rowperfect is proud to support the charity indoor rowing, a virtual indoor regatta: ERG Electronic Rowing Games. According to the organizers it will be probably the biggest indoor race this year worldwide. The regatta takes place June 13th – 21st 2020. Unlike all other major international regattas, racing at ERG is done virtually with competitors […]

Rowing Sunglasses – Technology and Features

Rowing sunglasses are definitely useful for rowing. But what are the specifications for top quality rowing shades? Let’s talk to Team Austria. Some Ladies and Gentlemen of the team are ROWPERFECT and UVEX ambassadors for rowing sunglasses. They know why they use Uvex glasses. Do you? Well, have a look at some of the facts: […]

ERG – Indoor Regatta

How many indoor regatta offers have you noticed in the last few weeks? With an erg indoor regatta we could show how hard you have been training. Many private organisations tried to organize an event. The erg manufacturer and the national associations did it. Even FISA World Rowing had a challenge. What is the motivation […]

Rowing Tutorial Indoor: Rowing and Endurance

Ausdauertraining am Ergometer

Today’s video session shows you some endurance exercises with your indoor rower. Today we suggest a dynamic rower. Rowing Tutorial: Indoor Rowing Dynamic Ergs tend to be less injury sensitive and offer a wide range of exercises to keep your body fit. In today’s tutorial Coach Jean Pierre is showing us how to practise at […]

Change of Plans – Interview With Simone Martini – World Coastal Rowing Champion

I met Simone 2019 at the world’s in Linz, Austria. As a single sculler, he had just qualified for the 2020 Olympics for Italy and was full of joy. His many fans were excited and cheered all over the Linz regatta court. Many things have changed since then. The virus entered his country and the […]

Coaching a Crew – Seven Bricks of Wisdom

The 7 Bricks of Rowing Coaching Wisdom

A guest post by Bob Greatorex: Little can be added to the extensive literature available on training technics and rowing coaching wisdom. So I will address areas less often discussed. Analogies are useful and I advise crews to break challenges down into component parts. I call it the ‘Brick Wall Analogy’. Lay one brick at […]

A Sock for all Rowing Seasons

Germans wearing rowing socks

Is choosing a rowing sock the ultimate geek’s paradise for fantasy shopping?  We decided to find out by running through the full list of different socks currently on the Rowperfect store. Start with the All-Rounder Rowing Sock If you choose one sock for year-round rowing – this is the one: Ultra Light Rowing Socks. It […]