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Masters 1k racing training programme

1K Racing: A 3-month training programme for athletes preparing to race 1000-metre events

We know winter isn’t over yet – but many masters rowers will be starting to look forward to summer 1k racing.  The Masters National championships and of course the FISA Masters regatta in Sarasota, FL, USA during September 2018. Today we have published our first ever training programme ebook 1K Racing – a 3 month training […]

RowingChat: Rowing Technique and Aging

Rowing technique and aging

Masters rowing is one of the fastest growing parts of the sport.  Yet aging places compromises onto the rowing and sculling stroke. Expert masters rowing coach, Marlene Royle joins Rebecca Caroe on this episode of RowingChat to discuss rowing technique and aging. Listen to RowingChat Technique and Aging on SoundCloud Timestamps to the interview 01:00 […]

Praise is OK!

masters rowing, Duncan Holland, Masters Quad, women rowing,rowperfect

I have just finished an enjoyable weekend coaching the Tyred Swans, an Auckland Masters rowing group.  Like most Masters they are short on coaching and are always keen to learn and get feedback – thanks guys it makes coaching you a pleasure. It occurred to me that groups like this are often inhibited by the […]

US Masters Rowing National Championships – Day 2 musings

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It’s not an expensive flight to Tennessee and the 2017 Masters Nationals but I thought I’d drive it.  My mother was raised in Huntsville, Alabama and most of the annual trip there from Maryland followed the same route I drove the other day, across mountains range that seems more easily traversed than back before I-81 […]

Teamer At The Ready For Marlow Manager

Winners at Henley Veterans Regatta

It will be another busy season for the members of Marlow Rowing Club Women’s Masters. Starting with the Marlow Spring Regatta and culminating in September’s Master World Championships in Bled, not to mention the many coaching sessions and events in between, it’s fair to say that the organisers will have their work cut out again this season. […]

Passengers, or what can a masters crew do with a free rider

bunnies rowing

One of the glories of rowing is that a boat is only as fast as the slowest crew member. Unless all the members are contributing the boat will not be fast.  I say this is one of the glories of the sport because it means that, unlike a football team, a basketball team ora hockey team, […]

World Masters Games Auckland 2017 boat hire

Coming to race in the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand during April 2017? Hire your boats direct from the clubs and benefit local rowing using the availability chart on the North Shore Rowing Club website.  World Masters Games Boat Rental.  Carefully scheduled by local clubs, each boat is made available for a morning […]

Masters rowers – want to get faster?

Announcing Faster Masters the Rowing Coaching membership service for masters rowers and scullers developed with expert coach Marlene Royle.. It is called Faster Masters and will launch to the public on 1 October 2016. What is Faster Masters? The programme is 7 “lessons” each comprising a video and transcript plus some additional guides written as pdf ebooks. […]

Join RowingChat with Masters Rowing Specialist, Marlene Royle

Join RowingChat with Masters Rowing Specialist, Marlene Royle

Attention Masters Rowers: Next time on RowingChat, we have a special guest just for YOU! Masters Rowing Specialist, Marlene Royle If you are looking for tips and advice about improving your technique and becoming a more competitive Masters rower, coaching and advice doesn’t get any better than Marlene Royle! Marlene’s focus on RowingChat will be around master […]

Adjusting race times for Masters rowers

Following up our article about Adjusting Erg Scores for Masters Athletes, we got a reply from Lewin who shared a spreadsheet by RowPro with a calculation for a 2000m race giving handicap in seconds and a per meter factor. This means if your race is a different distance you can easily work out the adjustment […]