Rowing Coach Oxford Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:49:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Beginners’ course – final dates for 2014 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:42:06 +0000

The dates for the 2014 adult beginner weekend based full length courses and Taster Days will be as follows (subject to viable numbers):

Full length weekend course for adults (finish dates dependent on sessions offered and attendances):
F14-3: Sat 11th Oct – 30th Nov

Taster Days comprising a single day’s rowing from scratch (the contents of which represent the first day of a full course) will usually be offered before the start of each of the courses and will be advertised as appropriate

Anyone wishing to advise me of their interest is encouraged to contact me at with relevant details of their target attendance dates.  I shall circulate, to those interested parties, more info as the dates approach.  See "Joining a course" under the "Learn to Row" tab for details of deposit payments in order to reserve your place.

All dates are subject to review and courses will not be run if there are insufficient numbers to make them viable.  In the case of such course cancellation, any deposits paid will be refunded in full.

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Circuits 2014-2015 restarted Oct 8th Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:22:19 +0000 The popular circuits at Sts Mary and John Primary School, Meadow Lane OX4 1TJ (near Donnington Bridge),  restarted on Wednesday 8th Oct. There are, until the end of March 2015, two sessions of 1hr starting at 5.30pm and 6.40pm. From the beginning of April, there will be one session at 6.30pm.  

The weekly sessions consist of 25-30 various exercises. October constitutes the beginning of our winter training. Exercises which include more stability and core work are developed over the months to the more dynamic summer offerings.  

Over the weeks, the intensity and dynamic character of the exercises are developed  so that they will provide a progressive means of improving your functional fitness. Most of the exercises have two or three grades of intensity to allow people to select the level of training most appropriate to them. 

The sessions will start promptly with a warm-up. Just £3 for each visit you attend – Pay as you Go!   

See you there!

P.S.  Please bring a towel.  Changing rooms are available but not showering facilities.

Please contact me with any queries you may have on

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New Year’s resolution – to renew my Olympic Legacy pledge Mon, 13 Aug 2012 00:01:38 +0000 As a professional coach, I made a pledge as a part of my commitment to the Olympic Legacy.  I have undertaken to do whatever I can to ensure that all those seeking to come into the sport of rowing are given every opportunity to do so.  If you wish learn more about how to try out this wonderful and successful sport, please contact me.

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Follow me on @RowCoachOxford Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:23:55 +0000 News on current training, course dates, YouTube videos and coaching development.  What’s not to like about that?

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