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 »

Ewan’s Page Reviews

28 Nov

Euan’s Guide is a great resource for disabled individuals to find accessible and disabled-friendly resources, venues and activities in their area. The website describes: “Euan’s Guide is used by thousands of disabled people to review, share and discover accessible places … Read More »

Adaptive Rowing Coaches Working Group

14 Nov

The a number of the active Adaptive Rowing coach/coordinators of the Southeast England area got together for a session to discuss how to continue to build and promote adaptive rowing in the area and the UK. Organised by Stratford-upon-Avon’s Mark … Read More »

Capsizes With Safety Pontoons

28 Sep

This post comes to you courtesy of British Rowing’s Paralympic Pathway Coach Ella Willott. As it happens, Ella was the one who first established the adaptive/pararowing programme at the Marlow RC including recruiting me as a volunteer to run it … Read More »