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© 2018 by Derby Rowing Club

Learn to Row 

 

Derby Rowing Club runs courses for juniors (12 and over) and adults throughout the year. Our water courses are limited to the British Summertime months for safety reasons. The courses involve a combination of water sessions and land based activity within our boathouse. You will start the course with a 4 week stint in the boathouse, completing circuit training and learning basic technique on one of our many indoor rowing machines. During week 5, we will transition to the water: combining a mixture of sculling and sweep oar rowing.

During the course, our expert coaches will teach you all you need to know regarding the handling of a boat, and water safety on the River Derwent. You will start in recreational boats that are stable and this will aid you to develop your technique. As your confidence grows, you will have the opportunity to try ‘finer boats’. Our aim is that all learn to row participants are able to row safely and with confidence.

Our courses are planned and conducted by professionally qualified coaches, the sessions will be altered to meet needs and abilities.

If you have any questions regarding our learn to row course, please get in touch by emailing the following: derbyrowingclublearn2rowcourse@gmail.com.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • A learn to row programme set by professionally qualified coaches, with particular focus in coaching beginner athletes

  • A friendly, approachable, community spirited club that will welcome you with open arms

  • High quality facilities and equipment, specifically designed for beginner athletes

STRUCTURE: 

UP TO FOUR SESSIONS PER WEEK OVER 10 WEEKS

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT:

After completing our Learn to Row course you may wish to join the club as a full member as part of our many squads – ranging from competitive to recreational rowers. The opportunities are endless at Derby Rowing Club and our captains and coaching team will support you with the integration into the club.

COST: £140 PER PERSON

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