Go Row Indoor Workshop

In response to market demand, British Rowing has developed a new REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) and CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) accredited Go Row Indoor Workshop for Fitness Professionals.


What will I get out of the Go Row Indoor Workshop?

The workshop aims to improve the understanding of indoor rowing among fitness professionals. It covers:

  • The benefits of indoor rowing
  • How to set up a rowing machine and monitor
  • British Rowing technique
  • Indoor rowing fitness tests, apps, and other technologies
  • How to set up and create individual focused programmes for clients
  • The use of adaptive equipment
  • How to deliver the new Go Row Indoor class model (indoor rowing group exercise classes) to all abilities

At the end of this workshop, fitness professionals will be able to:

  • Confidently teach British Rowing technique
  • Include indoor rowing in a gym induction
  • Create an indoor rowing focused training plan
  • Run a Go Row Indoor class session

Where and When is the next Workshop?

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, Thursday 13 June, 2019. Click here to sign up.

How do I apply?

To book onto this workshop as an individual fitness professional, or to find other upcoming workshop dates, click here and search for Go Row Indoor.

If you are a fitness operator or rowing club and would like to book a workshop for your team, please email British Rowing.

If you have any questions regarding our workshops, please complete our enquiry form.

Who can attend the Go Row Indoor Workshop?

This workshop is targeted at Fitness Professionals, including those with no previous rowing experience.

The workshop can be attended by any Fitness Professional who has completed a minimum of a Level 2 Fitness Instructor Training qualification or equivalent. This includes:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (which can either be GYM, Water Based Exercise, Health Related Exercise for Children or Exercise to Music)

Learners will also be accepted onto the workshop if they can evidence that they have a qualification, experience or have attended training within similar mandatory fitness instruction units. These include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Planning, preparing and evaluating a gym programme
  • Principles of health and fitness
  • Coaching, mentoring, or instructing within a Health and Fitness environment
  • Delivering safe and effective exercise programmes
  • Demonstrating good personal technique on a range of CV equipment, fixed resistance, free weights and body weight exercises
  • Apply specific health checks
  • Learning basic skills that will enable you to include older adult, disabled, and antenatal and post-natal client groups in your sessions

 How is the Go Row Indoor Workshop structured?

The workshop includes both theory, group discussion and practical learning, with a focus on delivering indoor rowing based personal training sessions, classes and instruction.

The Go Row Indoor Workshop is accredited through REPS and CIMSPA awarding 5 REPS or 5 CPD points for any Fitness Professional attendees.

How much will it cost?

£95 for individual bookings

How long is the workshop?

Five hours

How do I apply?

If you are an individual fitness professional please book directly onto the workshop by calling 020 8237 6745 or completing our enquiry form.

If you are a fitness operator or rowing club and would like to book a workshop for your team, please email British Rowing.

Hosting a workshop

If you would like to host a Go Row Indoor Workshop at your venue, please check the venue requirements before contacting British Rowing.




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