How to Run a Recreational Rowing Group | Faster Masters Rowing Radio
Our guest Susie Loates from Trafford Rowing Club | Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe.
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02:30 This Past Week – what we do to advocate for masters rowing. The March programs are ready including a focus on the pelvis and how to use it in rowing and sculling. Hip and pelvic mobility exercises.
08:00 Sponsor this week by the Rowing Directory including new listings for Glide Boat, The Flying Boatman, Shell Covers Australia, Adirondack Rowing and Trophy Oars
09:45 The Recreationals at Trafford Rowing Club – Susie Loates is the vice Captain responsible for the group.
11:30 A recreational rower is anyone who does not want to commit to the full training plan of the racing squads. Members are parents, professionals with busy jobs and shift workers.
13:00 We seek a good technical row in sculling boats.
15:00 The Group uses Fitclub.me to book boats with up to 19 sessions available per week. We are welcome and a recognised part of the club.
16:30 How are sessions broken down – is a technical point or a workout set?
We arrange to out out 4-5 times a week.
Anyone can coach and we are encouraged to help other rowers.
Treated as an equal rower from day one.
19:30 The explore series of races. Uses stable 4x. These are 300 meter dashes races.
23:00 Advice for starting a recreational group.
Approach your committee or club leadership. You want a fair time on the water and a fair allocation of boats and equipment. Seen as the equal t racing squads.
25:30 Has the group got a leader? Susie has a rough plan for the group.
Membership fees are £25 per month for everyone in the club.