We welcome anyone to try rowing, so find out more here and give it a go.
Why not look through this section for skill and knowledge development opportunities.
From personal challenges, tours and fund-raisers to regattas, heads and international competition – there are so many ways to enjoy rowing.
The GB Rowing Team is the high performance arm of British Rowing. Rowing is the nation’s most continuously successful Olympic sport, having won a gold medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, and has won six Paralympic golds since the sport was introduced to the Paralympic Games programme in 2008.
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The Rower Development Guide is British Rowing’s unique interactive tool to help coaches and rowers develop. Giving coaches an overview of their rowers and areas for their development whilst helping rowers learn the appropriate athletic, physical literacy and knowledge to help progress safely and enjoy the sport for longer.
Login to the rower Development Guide
Being built for the riverbank means you can help inform your plans on the go and shape discussions between rowers and coaches for a more focused session.
Use the Rower Development Guide on the go on your mobile phone, tablet, or laptop with an internet connection so that you can update your guide as soon as you’ve got off the water.
You can even install the guide as a web app to launch straight from your home screen.
Set up your own personal development guide unique for you. Create your individual rower profile to show areas of your rowing and underpinning knowledge you may be able to develop.
Customise the guide to show information that is only relevant to you from the following options:
Work your way through the five “Development Pillars” split across four levels within the guide. Each has a different list of areas and competencies for you to
complete. The five pillars are:
As rowers you’ll work through the guide tracking your strengths and areas for improvement, completing competencies, and filling up your dashboard to become a more developed rower.
Once you’ve completed each level you can purchase your medal from Row the Distance to reward yourself and show off how you’re progressing!
Coaches also have access to certificates to reward rowers as they complete each level of each pillar available free to download and print off from the resources section.
Go to Row the Distance
A dedicated section for coaches to support the development of their rowers and groups.
* To have access to the coaches section you must be marked as a coach on your club’s ClubHub account.