Rowing Technique – Excellent technique is the key to fast efficient rowing!
The British Rowing website has some excellent information – be sure to check it out. British Rowing technique
The Junior section of the British Rowing website has some great advice for beginners – be they adult or junior! Well worth a visit:
Coxing – there’s a lot more to coxing than just steering the boat… it’s great fun, and far less exhausting than rowing. Now available the GGBC Coxing Handbook – a comprehensive guide to coxing and coaching. Also available as a pre-formatted booklet version – an A5 booklet (using 2 pages per side of A4 paper) in the correct order to staple together ….You’ll need double sided printing.
Check out the – Coxing_Checklist
Below are some links to coxing guides…..well worth a read.
What is it like to row?
Rowing technique – slow rating, half pressure
Fast rating – firm pressure (racing speed)
Beautiful relaxing rowing
Rowing in an 8: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLQInM70t8g
What’s it like to scull?
From Bowpair – a lovely site with a collection of rowing/sculling images.
Beautiful relaxing sculling in slow and fast motion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XfL_2EzEHI#t=98
Getting back in the boat after a capsize
You know you’re a rower when you have to practise at work: