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Learn to Row - Beginners & Continuing

If you want to learn rowing in Sydney, then this course is for you. Whether you are a complete novice or have some previous experience, come and learn the skills of rowing. Rowing is the ideal aerobic sport for the entire body as it is low impact and low injury. You’ll enjoy the ultimate team activity as well as the magic moments of early mornings on the water. No Concession.

Agenda – Beginners
Week 1:

  • Orientation to the pontoon area & basic terminology
  • Racing shell setup & equipment
  • Safety precautions
  • Fundamental rowing technique

Week 2 – 6:

  • Development of rowing technique using variety of ergometers
  • Style correction
  • Crew rowing

Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the course participants will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of rowing style and boat rigging
  • Basic navigation rules and river etiquette
  • Ability to row with a crew in a racing shell

Agenda -Continuing
The focus will be on developing teamwork within the boat and expand on the basic knowledge from the Beginners Level.

Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the course participants will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Clear understanding of personal requirements to make rowing a pleasurable activity.
  • Competent knowledge of the rowing stroke including correct terms.
  • Increased understanding of the impact the individual s rowing technique on the crew performance.
  • Development of crew processes.

Other Information: Meet ready to row at 7.00am for each session (complete crews are needed before boats can go on the water).

$275 Limited inc GST
Learn to Row - Beginners & Continuing

<p>If you want to learn rowing in Sydney, then this course is for you. Whether you are a complete novice or have some previous experience, come and learn the skills of rowing. Rowing is the ideal

...
Other Information: Six sessions of 2 hours on Sunday mornings. Meet at The Outterside Centre, Sydney Boys High School’s rowing facility, at 5 Teviot Avenue, Abbotsford, ready to row at 7.00am for each session (complete crews are needed before boats can go on the water).
SAFETY NOTE: Participants must be able to swim 50 metres and tread water as a safety requirement. All participants must sign The Sydney High School’s Indemnity Form, stating swimming ability, before they are allowed on the water. Participants should bring: a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, snack/water, well-fitting shorts & top (loose clothing may become caught in rigging), football socks as well as a change of clothes to wear home. All participants must wear suitable footwear (no thongs or sandals) for carrying boats in wet areas. All boat equipment will be supplied. In case of illness, heavy rain or bad weather, please contact Ross Bowey on 0428 519 705 to make arrangements or reschedule dates.
$275 Limited inc GST
Learn to Row - Beginners & Continuing

<p>If you want to learn rowing in Sydney, then this course is for you. Whether you are a complete novice or have some previous experience, come and learn the skills of rowing. Rowing is the ideal

...
Other Information: Six sessions of 2 hours on Sunday mornings. Meet at The Outterside Centre, Sydney Boys High School’s rowing facility, at 5 Teviot Avenue, Abbotsford, ready to row at 7.00am for each session (complete crews are needed before boats can go on the water).
SAFETY NOTE: Participants must be able to swim 50 metres and tread water as a safety requirement. All participants must sign The Sydney High School’s Indemnity Form, stating swimming ability, before they are allowed on the water. Participants should bring: a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, snack/water, well-fitting shorts & top (loose clothing may become caught in rigging), football socks as well as a change of clothes to wear home. All participants must wear suitable footwear (no thongs or sandals) for carrying boats in wet areas. All boat equipment will be supplied. In case of illness, heavy rain or bad weather, please contact Ross Bowey on 0428 519 705 to make arrangements or reschedule dates.

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