Coaching, Technology and Sports Science
One day rowing conference with international experts, coaches and analysts.
Network with world leading coaches and academics and learn how others improve the performance of their team.
Learn how to help your athletes avoid injury, develop their skills and how to reach peak performance.
Rowers Conference 2018
Last year at Rowers Conference, we discussed Women in Sport, Technology, Rowing & Education and Building a Robust Athlete.
With 120 delegates, the sellout event was a huge success.
We look forward to welcoming you to our innovative 2019 conference.
We will be covering 3 main themes at the conference
- Building a Successful Programme
Structure of the day
All delegates will hear our three Keynote Speakers.
The rest of the day we will hold three presentations simultaneously, enabling delegate to chose a room and listen to whichever talk they wish.
Great day out
Rowers Conference is popular because of the warm welcoming atmosphere! Delegates mingle and network over a cups of coffee, light bites and a delicious lunch.
The content of all the talks is broad and interesting, our conference has an open and topical agenda where the latest developments in sports science are discussed. We want to give delegates the opportunity to discuss and question different and interesting approaches within sport. Giving everyone practical take aways to apply in their own day to day rowing.
Meet our Speakers
Senior Bursar, Homerton College Cambridge
Former Performance Director, British Rowing
Chief Coach, St. Pauls School
Sessions are organised into 3 themes. You have the flexibility to attend whichever talk will help you most. Switch between rooms form session to session.
Event registration & Coffee
Delegates arrive and register. Coffee, Tea and Soft Drinks available to all before Introduction and first Keynote.
David Townsend will get the day off with a brief introduction and welcome to all the delegates. David will frame the day and explain how the day will flow.David Townsend
The Development of British Rowing since funding began
Sir David Tanner has shepherded Rowing into the professional era. Bringing the sport into its golden age. We will be given insights into how the advent of funding fundamentally revolutionised British Rowing.Sir David Tanner
Building and Running a Successful School Rowing Programme
St. Pauls School had a dramatic season with success in the US as well as winning all events in the British Rowing Calendar 2018. Also numerous Junior International representations including the only school to produce two double Junior World Champions, and they were in the same year.
Bobby will give us some insight into the ups and downs that have brought him and the School such success.
How England Women's rugby became World Class
GPS - How it works and how t use it.
How to use power to measuring training in Rowing
Biomechanics that move the boat
The Health factors that lead to better performance
The Science behind better management of back injuries
Turning Rowing Data into Performance Improvement
Sander will show how routinely using power measurement in practice settings can help athletes implement optimal pacing strategies for sprint and head races independent of weather conditions. Plus will delve into how routine use of per stroke data collection and effective online tools can make coaching geographically dispersed athletes more effective.Sander Rosendaal
Rigging: principles and effects on rowing
An insight into US College Rowing
Making the athlete/coach/parent triangle work for everyone
Coaches have to navigate the line between making athletes independent and responsible for their training and performance. Parents are a big part of supporting coaches in that developmental process. Eira will give some insight into how this communication triangle can be made to work in the most effective way.Eira Parry
We are grateful to the R3 sponsors.
Thank you for getting behind our vision and for helping to make it a reality. We are excited to be able to bring another group of world leading experts to Dorney Lake, this would not be possible without your support!