SUA PR1 Capsize Drill Report

21 Sep

Stratford-upon-Avon (probably the UK adaptive squad with the most PR1 athletes) ran a PR1 capsize drill inviting other PR1’s from around the country. Squad Coach and a leader in UK adaptive rowing, Mark Dewdney documented and shared his valuable insights … Read More »

PR1 Masterclass

14 Aug

One of the great resources for Adaptive Rowing in the UK is the “Rowability” Facebook group. It is a closes Group so you have to request to join. But when you do, you get access to all sorts of updates … Read More »

LD Coaching Study

18 Jan

Kandianos Emmanouil Sakalidis, BSc, MSc PhD Student at the Department of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation of Northumbria University recently conducted a study on coaching athletes with learning disabilities. He included a number of UK adaptive coaches and athletes in the … Read More »

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 »

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 »

World Rowing Pararowing Online Course

22 Oct

World Rowing has published a comprehensive set of training materials for coaching Adaptive and Pararowing (thanks Helene): Level 1 Para-Rowing (go to “Level 1” tab). The table of contents is above and few sample slides shown below. In their #4 … Read More »