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 »

Myths of Adaptive Rowing

13 Dec

Indoor rowing is often an athlete’s first introduction to the fundamentals of the sport of rowing. I’ve always been struck that despite so few junior adaptive rowers in the sport, the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships attract nearly a 100 … 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 »

LoveRowing Foundation Launch

25 Nov

The LoveRowing charity/foundation launched to a packed Cutty Sark exhibition hall filled with some of British rowing’s biggest names and supporters last week. Its mission: “Love Rowing is British Rowing’s new charitable foundation. Our mission is to create accessible and … 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 »

Wheelchair Erging

15 Nov

Surfing through a range of online adaptive resources, I happened upon this clever fitting by Adapt2Row that goes on to any Concept 2E model to directly attach a wheelchair to a rowing machine. This simple adaptation reduces the requirement to … Read More »

British Blind Sport

12 Nov

British Blind Sport has had a directory of adaptive sports suited for VI athletes that includes a special section on rowing. “Anyone with a Visual Impairment can get involved in rowing. A blind of partially sighted individual can benefit from … Read More »