Monthly Prize Draw winner November 2016

By Rebecca Caroe

Each month subscribers to the Rowperfect newsletter are included in a free prize draw to win one of our products. This month (November) we have this prize:  British Olympic womens cravat from 1980 This month, Joanna Toch has donated an Olympic Cravat team uniform from the Moscow Games.  And the winner is Mitch Ando – we’ve emailed you to get your address. […]

Jurgen Grobler delighted to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

By Rebecca Caroe

The UK Coaching Awards honour sports coaches and coaching organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months. He may have been awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the UK Coaching Awards but Jürgen Grobler insists he has no intention of slowing down any time soon. Grobler turned 70 in the summer – […]

Discount on ebooks till Saturday

By Rebecca Caroe

Moving towards the holidays we have an ebook promotion starting today running to 10th December 2016. Rowing coaching library These are all pdfs and so when you download, you can share them with any of your club mates.  Club Coaches should have a library of resources – why not ask your club to set one […]

Rowing on water; Rowing in the gym

By Rebecca Caroe

Coming into winter means training time indoors when the weather is cruel to rowers. Make every session count by using RP3 for your indoor rowing. Designed by expert engineer, Casper Rekers, this erg is a rowing boat simulator – that means the movements you make are nearly identical to your movements in a boat. Movement pattern for […]

Womens Rowing in the UK RowingChat

By Rebecca Caroe

We had an awesome RowingChat today about the history of international British Women’s rowing. Jo Toch, Pauline Bird, Kate Grose all rowed for Great Britain and Helena Smalman-Smith is a rowing historian of the period.  We have collated timestamps for the key points we covered during the interview.  Below is a link to watch the video […]

Ergo 2k test rowing

2k Max Ergo Training Techniques

By Rebecca Caroe

I am keen to look at 2k max training techniques. At moment my best is 6:55. However that is just by being reasonably fir and strong. Would love to actually train specifically? Can you help please? In order to improve your personal 2k score, you need individual training. A plan written for you and a […]

Rowing back injury mobility stretches

By Rebecca Caroe

We published the ebook Managing and Avoiding Back Injury earlier in the month and have updated it with three additional T-Spine Mobility stretches kindly supplied by Blake Gourlay. If you have already purchased the book – go into your Rowperfect Shop account and you can download it again – you’ll find page 17 includes these […]