Virtual Squad Training Sessions

30 Mar

Skype virtual rowing session The COVI19 pandemic has scuppered all of our club competitions and training for the foreseeable future, and for some without a rowing machine at home, it has eliminated nearly all training. A number of athletes do … Read More »

Diversifying the Gym Workout

19 Dec

Marlow RC welcomed the Royal Dolphins for a Yuletide joint squad workout featuring a number of “adaptive challenges” that is becoming a holiday tradition at Marlow. The festive session underscored the fun and other benefits to diversify your workout with … Read More »

Not Myths of Adaptive Rowing

16 Dec

The post “Myths of Adaptive Rowing” was quite extensive, but that doesn’t mean that there are some scary aspects to the sport that are actually quite true and worthy of consideration. Water Safety Imperative: Safety is always a pre-eminent consideration … Read More »

2019 World Rowing Coaches Conference

5 Dec

GB Paralympic High Performance Coach Nick Baker recently presented a number of sessions at the “2019 World Rowing Coaches Conference” near Heathrow 20-21 November to help people introducing adaptive programmes. He was supported by Sally Hopewell of Marlow RC in … Read More »

Transitional Rowers

18 Nov

Marlow RC adaptive squad which includes a number of ‘transitional’ rowers The Adaptive rowing community is the most inclusive segment of the rowing sport and the concept of a “transitional” rower might extend that even further. What is a “Transitional” … Read More »

Para / Adaptive Group Meeting

30 Sep

The Para/Adaptive Group of Thames Valley and West Midlands adaptive/pararowing coaches (eg. Stratford Upon Avon, Maidenhead, Marlow, City of Oxford, Shrewsbury) got together again this past week to continue their work of coordinating both club activities and resources for maximum … Read More »

Rowing Chat on Gear

3 Mar

The Rowing Chat channel on YouTube features lots of great rowing insights and discussions and a relatively recent episode, “Rowing Gadgets & Gear #2 – Para Rowing & More”, focused entirely on the para side of the sport. Hosted by … Read More »