Resource kindly complied by Peter Scott

Improve your skills and enjoy our sport

Here you will find help on how to improve your skills and enjoy our sport.  Scroll down the page and you will see articles of interest and a link to access our GRC Coaching 


To start here is a link to a new document produced by British Rowing – a guide to your Rowing Development: 


GRC Coaching Resources

Clicking on the link below will provide you with the path to a Google Drive folder containing various Coaching Resources. In these folders you will find a range of useful information to either work on the development of your own rowing or to help you coach others.

This is a limited Club resource and you will need to obtain permission for access from the author (Peter Scott), which you can do by clicking on the link below.

Within the folder you will find various content covering:

  • Training Plans
  • Conditioning Programmes
  • Warm-up Routines on Land
  • British Rowing Core and Trunk development routines
  • Technique insights, exercises and videos
  • Articles by Robin Williams, one of the World’s leading coaches
  • Nutrition
  • Squad coaching videos, feedback and insight
  • GRC Time Trials
  • Event Plans and Equipment

If there is anything you would like to contribute, or ask for something to be added that would help you, please contact Peter Scott at [email protected]

If you are a beginner new to the sport or an experienced rower heading for your first gold medal you should find helpful advice and information here. The material will also help those new to coaching, helping and supporting all our rowers. …… Follow the link above to the Coaching Resource G-Drive to find help, or email Peter for guidance.

For other interesting viewing follow the links below:


How to get better on the erg

See Daily Telegraph article on 10 ways to get better on the indoor rower  



Henley Coxing Oxford Brookes style:  Ladies Plate Final 2017


And from Ben

There’s some great footage of the 2016 GB 2x here. They had an up and down year but ended well.. just outside of the medals at Rio. I was lucky enough to row with the stroke man for a year and his technique is as smooth as anything. Enjoy