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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 […]

Newhaven – a case study setting up a new rowing club

Newhaven Pilot Gig Club

How often do you hear of a rowing club starting up… in a deprived area? Many set up, because someone saw something and thought “let’s give it a go” only for it to die off in a few months. That has not been the case when it comes to Newhaven Gig Rowing Club (NGRC) as […]

Rowing Tales 2 for 1 book launch

We’re delighted to announce that Rowing Tales – the anthology of anecdotes about the sport of rowing is launching today. Written by over 40 separate contributors, this is the ultimate collection of stories for the rowing enthusiast.  Below you will find a launch offer to buy 2 for the price of one before 1st November […]

RowingChat: Advanced Rowing Charlie Simpson and Jim Flood

Charlie Simpson and Jim Flood have authored a new book called Advanced Rowing – it shows in detail the techniques and training programmes of top international and club coaches.  Setting out to “demystify” the secrets of top rowing coaches, the authors succeed in explaining the difference between good and excellent coaches. In the discussion we […]

C Breeze natural cooling for long ergs

C Breeze, rowperfect, cool ergo,

Today we are launching a new product – the C Breeze.  It’s a cooling tool for your erg.  Use it to redirect the air flow coming out of the fan cage onto your face so you stay cool while you erg. Neat eh? It fits any Concept2 (Model B and above) and RP / Rowperfect […]

Original and novel regatta prize ideas

head of the fish, rowing, regatta

There’s a great discussion growing on the Masters Rowing International Facebook page.  It’s all about what prizes should be awarded at regattas and who was delighted or bored with the current offerings. Please join the group and invite your friends.  Do we need more fun prizes at regattas? The thread started with this Something more […]

RowingChat: Penny Chuter former chief coach British Rowing

Penny Chuter was the leader responsible for standardising the selection of athletes and formalising the coach education methods used today by British Rowing.  She also worked for FISA (World Rowing) as a coach on the development programme.  Her insights into what makes athletes skilful, boats move fast and how to get the best out of […]

Rowsandall Rowing Data Analysis OFFER

Rowsandall

There is no shortage of training advice for rowers. “Train more”, “Avoid the black hole”, “Train smarter” (whatever that means), “Train like the Danes”, “Avoid junk meters”.  The best research has found that what works best for one rower might not work for another. So what can you do? Plan. Execute. Measure. Adjust. Repeat. Today […]

Sculling Makes Sweep Rowers Faster

Olaf Tufte on Twitter

We’re Going to Say We Told You So  is a wonderful archive article by Troy Howell on his grumpy-old-coach-blog, Sculling and Stuff Like It. It was written in 2014 at the Head of the Charles when the Great8 beat all comers in the championship event – this was a crew comprising 8 of the top […]

Video Analysis for Rowing – all you need to know

Using Video to coach rowing

One of the best technique improvement methods for rowing, sculling and coxing is video analysis. It’s simple to get the video – it’s hard to get expert analysis that is actionable. So Rowperfect’s put together a guide to help you out. Here you will get our top tips on how to take the film, how […]