Trendy modern ultra-hip concepts like mindfulness are rooted in careful mental understanding. That’s all nice to know but can it help us in rowing?
Mindfulness is described as the practice of raising awareness or paying attention to what is going on in the present moment, without judgement, and with curiosity.
Dragon boating. There’s nothing quite like it. Once you see the vibrant reds, greens and golds on the water, complete with the rhythmic pounding of drums, you can’t deny the excitement of the activity that is dragon boating.
There’s a rich, cultural history behind dragon boat racing. It’s what makes this unique […]
For those of us situated in the Southern Hemisphere, winter is well under way. Frosted windscreens, wet weather, but worst of all, those dreaded early mornings when we wake up half-frozen.
As we begrudgingly drag our sleepy selves out of bed and to the boathouse, it’s important that we […]
Starting anything new can be daunting. When it comes to being the newest member of a rowing club, someone may feel a little out of place amongst all the weathered veterans.
However, the point of a rowing club is for many different people to get together in the spirit of this one […]
Space Saver Rowing Systems are all about innovation. The team love tricky boathouse storage problems, because that means we can put our brains to work and conjure up a bespoke solution to maximise the space in your boatshed. This not only ensures your stacking systems are safe, but you can […]
Whether you are back on the water in the southern hemisphere, hitting the paddle pool in the northern hemisphere, or still paddling in the balmy temperatures of the waters near the equator, you need the relentless focus and concentration to get the most out of your training and help you to finish in front. But how can […]
To us, rowing isn’t just something we enjoy during our spare time. We breathe, live and talk rowing. That’s why we relate so much to all the stories found in this book: Rowing Tales.
Rowperfect UK recently compiled this collection of over 40 stories from rowers of all ages and from all around the world. A few […]
Woohoo – Christmas is nearly upon us!
Have you been naughty or nice this year? We hope the latter, or you may end up with a lump of coal in your boat! For you, the rower, you likely have a lot of other rowing buddies that’ll expect presents (we know you certainly are!). Or, if your […]
When you tell other people you are a rower, they instantly assume many things.
Exhibit A: “I’m a rower.” Response: “Oh, you must have super strong arms!” *cue your biceps being groped without permission*
Exhibit B: “I’m a rower.” Response: “Wow, you must be really fit!” *cue your internal shame because you ate […]