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St Helen and St Katharine, Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1BE

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Explore Summer Rowing Camp

Students will take part in a number of concentrated rowing sessions to help improve their rowing skills across five morning sessions from 22nd - 26th July. Sessions will involve learning the basics at Abingdon School swimming pool and utilising the gym and erg suite at St Helen and St Katharine's to time spent on the water at Abingdon Rowing Club.

Please note that all students will have to take part in an obligatory swim test and capsize drill on Day 1.

Monday (1000-1230hrs) – Abingdon School swimming pool

  • Swim Test
  • Capsize drill
  • Basic familiarization with a single scull

 

Tuesday (0900-1230hrs) – SHSK gym and erg suite

  • Session 1 (0900-1030hrs)
    • Introduction to the course
    • Safety instructions and river rules
    • Introduction to rowing (presentation)
    • Warmup routine and stretching
  • Session 2 (1100-1230hrs)
    • Introduction to the erg
    • Rowing on the erg
    • Team racing

 

Wednesday (0900-1230hrs) – Abingdon Rowing Club

  • Session 1 (0900-1030hrs)
    • Introduction to boat components
    • Boat handling skills
  • Session 2 (1100-1230hrs)
    • Water session 1 – Basic stroke

Thursday (0900-1230hrs) – Abingdon Rowing Club

  • Session 1 (0900-1030hrs)
    • Water session 2 - Rowing as pairs and fours in a 4x - synchronisation
  • Session 2 (1100-1230hrs)
    • Water session 3 – Separation of the recovery and drive sequence

 

Friday (0900-1230hrs) – Abingdon Rowing Club

  • Session 1 (0900-1030hrs)
    • Water session 4 – Placement of the blade and finish of the stroke
  • Session 2 (1100-1230hrs)
    • Water session 5 – Crew racing

 

Date/Time

Event

Summer Rowing Camp

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Price

22 Jul 2019
09:30 - 12:30
5 day (AM only) Summer Rowing Camp £0.00
Total Price