Prygl Rowing Camps for rowing technique


Are you a Masters rower who wants to boost his technique under the guidance of world class coaches? Are you interested in getting hands-on Prygl rowing camp logoexperience with rowing data analysis tools? Are you looking for a different rowing camp? Are you interested in combining a week of rowing with a city trip to Vienna, Prague, or Budapest?

Look no further – let us introduce Prygl Rowing Camps.

Leading European Masters Rowing Camp

Located in the heart of Europe, in Brno, Czech Republic, Prygl Rowing Camps offer a combination of world class coaches, a lake suited extremely well for rowing, accommodation in great wellness hotels at walking distance from the boathouse in a vibrant town located close to tourist destinations Prague, Vienna and Budapest. 

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Our highly qualified team of coaches combines the skills of World Championship and World Cup winners, Olympians with US, Canadian and Czech rowing coach certification holders.

Sander Roosendaal, the rowing data pioneer behind and a successful Masters rower with WRMR and Euromasters wins, ensures that the coaching takes into account the perspective of Masters rowers.  He leads all the data analysis for camp athletes.  The coaching team includes Daniela Nacházelová, Adam Michalek, Jakub Mach and Romana Macasova.

Prygl rowing facilities

The Brno Dam (known as “Prýgl” in the local dialect) offers a 3 kilometre long lake with a buoyed 2k course, ideal both for technique practice

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and for all kinds of training sessions. The usual water condition is flat, with occasional light chop thrown in for variation! Wind speeds in summer are usually very low.

Our camps are hosted at the CVK Brno rowing club, the top rowing club in Brno and among the top 5 in the Czech Republic. The beautifully located boat house is home to many Czech National Team members from the Juniors, U23 and Elite categories. Often, we host training camps for the Czech national team preparing for big regattas.

At the north end of the lake,the river Svratka flows through a beautiful gorge, and there is the possibility to extend the row by 6 more kilometres, passing by a medieval castle.

The camps include hotel rooms with breakfast in Wellness and Spa Resort hotels Santon and Maximus (see map above), located a short walk from the rowing club. The vibrant town centre of Brno, one of the top alternative city breaks according to The Guardian newspaper, is just a short tram ride away from the lake.

For those who want to do a volume rowing week, we can offer you up to three training sessions a day, all with coaching guidance, video and data analysis every day.

Rowing makes you hungry. A coffee break with snacks as well as a rich lunch buffet are included in the camp price.

Join us in 2019 for a Masters Rowing Camp

The June rowing camp includes a wine tasting excursion to the Pálava hills and a fireworks show on the Brno lake. Both the June and September camps will end with a party at the rowing club.


June Rowing Camp – June 2 to June 7, 2019

September Rowing Camp – September 4 to September 9, 2019 – Ideal preparation for the Budapest World Rowing Masters Regatta, just a three hour drive away.

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