Learn2Row course starting in January 2013

Do you want to learn how to row?  Then  join us for our next Learn2Row  course starting in January 2013.
Learn2Row is open to all members and non-members  who would like to learn how to row.  If you’ve never been in a boat or have  only tried it once or twice then this is the course for you.
The objectives of Learn2Row are to:
  • Introduce you to the sport of rowing
  • Teach you the British Rowing technique in a safe and friendly environment
  • Provide individual coaching to help you develop your rowing technique
  • Build your confidence on the water
  • Improve your fitness and have some fun
You will receive coaching from our qualified  coaches and will progress from rowing in restricted fours to rowing in one of  our eights.
The Learn2Row course consists of six modules, run over  a 4 week period.  Each module builds on the progress made in the previous  module however the course structure is flexible and will be tailored to suit the  needs and wishes of the participants.
The dates and times for the course  are:
Module Date Time Suggested session   plan
Module 1 Sat 19 Jan 10-12:30 Introduction & water     session
Module 2 Wed 23 Jan 7-9pm Stroke sequence (Rowing tank Oxford       University)
Module 3 Sat 26 Jan 10-12:30 Stroke sequence, boat handling &       confidence skills
Module 4 Wed 30 Jan 7-9pm The catch & extraction (Rowing tank       Oxford University)
Module 5 Sat 2 Feb 10-12:30 Rhythm & balance
Module 6 Sat 9 Feb 10-12:30 Putting it all   together
Who can attend? The course is open to  anyone 18 years or over – members and non-members
Course Fee:  £125 (this includes  membership to British Rowing, but does not include club membership.  This  can be purchased at £60 for the year should you decide to continue rowing with  GGBC)
How many participants:  To  ensure everyone gets the most from the course numbers are limited to just 12  participants Location:  The course will be run from the GGBC  site, Whitchurch on Thames.
If you would like to join the January Learn2Row or have any question  then please contact Stuart Cowen (stuartcowen@ntlworld.com) or Geoff Arnold (garnold@tinyonline.co.uk).
Goring Gap Boat Club www.goringgapbc.org.uk