Kingston Rowing Club The Boat House Lower Ham Rd Kingston upon Thames KT2 5AU,
We're keen to teach everyone who's interested in rowing at Kingston. We welcome all ages, genders, and levels of interest.
What To Expect
These courses are aimed at those with no previous rowing experience. We will cover all the basics of rowing, including:
Introduction to the Boathouse
Introduction to the rowing stroke on the indoor rowing machine or "ergo"
Introduction to the equipment used - parts of the boat and oars
How to get into and out of the boat
Water safety / confidence drills / capsize drill
Building rowing strokes in the boat on the water
Rowing in time together as a whole crew
Fine tuning blade work, power application, balance and teamwork
Kingston University Students
There will be a course specifically for current Kingston University students to prepare for the start of season in September. Thanks to a generous subsidy from Kingston University, we are able to offer this course for £10 per person. To register, please fill out this form.