We welcome anyone to try rowing, so find out more here and give it a go.
Why not look through this section for skill and knowledge development opportunities.
The GB Rowing Team is the high performance arm of British Rowing. Rowing is the nation’s most continuously successful Olympic sport, having won a gold medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, and has won six Paralympic golds since the sport was introduced to the Paralympic Games programme in 2008.
GB Rowing Team
Find out a bit more about what we do at British Rowing and how you can get involved!
Thank you for attending the World Rowing Coastal Championships 2022 at Saundersfoot!
For more information and to keep track of the event, head to the exclusive event website here.
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Want to know more about coastal rowing?
Find more about the different types of coastal rowing, how to find a club near you and how to compete here.
Visit our dedicated ‘Get Started‘ site, with all the information you need to start rowing.
Find a rowing club near you!
The British Rowing Indoor Championships 2022 will take place on Saturday 10th December at Lee Valley VeloPark, London. Find out more and get your entry in now.
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See how you and others are tallying up on our World Coastal 250 metre Challenge Leaderboard taking place LIVE from Saundersfoot.
Even better, if you register and enter a score onto the LIVE Leaderboard between the 7th and the 16th of October 2022, you will automatically be placed into a free prize draw for a chance to win a selection of British Rowing spot prizes.*
*T&C’s for the Challenge competition
If you have enjoyed taking part in this challenge, why don’t you measure your miles in other real-life distances and see how far you could Row? Even better, log the miles you train and earn a medal or two.
British Rowing Online Challenges
Row the Distance Medals
Whether you’re a volunteer, spectator, a regular racer, coach, coastal or indoor rower, or just enjoy getting out on the water, British Rowing membership will help keep you safe, informed and inspired. Find out more about our fantastic member benefits and join today!
British Rowing celebrates, values, educates and connects our amazing coaching and volunteer community. From live events, a suite of coaching courses for all disciplines of the sport, webinars, technical resources, workshops, masterclasses and much more! Find out how you can get started today!
From those taking their first steps into rowing, to experienced high performing coaches, to keeping yourself and others safe, there’s a training course and something for everyone. Find out more here.
Check out the wide range of courses and qualifications you can get booked on today.
The Rower Development Guide is British Rowing’s unique interactive tool to help coaches and rowers develop. Giving coaches an overview of their rowers and areas for their development whilst helping rowers learn the appropriate athletic, physical literacy and knowledge to help progress safely and enjoy the sport for longer. Find out more.
Clubs are at the foundation of the rowing community and are at the heart of their communities in towns and cities across the UK. British Rowing is here to help affiliated clubs to thrive and grow.
Useful information about running your club, including club governance and development, managing a club, affiliation and membership. You’ll also find a handy directory of regional contacts.
Check out the range of rowing competitions available to take part in across all disciplines of the sport here.
Staying safe is key to enjoying taking part in rowing. British Rowing provides a range knowledge and advice on how to do this here.
We are dedicated to ensuring anyone who participates in rowing does so in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Find out more about safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk here.
Support your mental health with information and resources on our Mental Health Hub.
Learn more about Clean Sport in rowing here.
Have a look at our Committed to Inclusion plan and our supporting Inclusive Club Guide.
If you have any concerns you wish to share with us.
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Anyone can get involved in rowing, regardless of physical disability, sensory or learning impairment.
There are many benefits to being involved in rowing; the sense of freedom, making life-long friends, and learning new skills whilst keeping fit and healthy. You can do all this on the water or indoors, just for fun or to compete in races.
Find out more about Adaptive Rowing and the many opportunities available.
Indoor adaptive rowing is open to anyone using specially designed equipment, an adapted rowing stroke or different methods of communication. Get started today.
Did you know that rowing uses 85% of your muscles and it gives you a full body workout? British Rowing has a suite of options including key partners and organisations, to help give participants their best experience using any type of rowing machine.
Get the most out of using the indoor rowing machine with tips on how to get started, training plans, YouTube workout videos, training workshops, events, Go Row Indoor Schools, challenges, adaptive indoor rowing advice, online resources, training content, app partners and more. Take your first step into indoor rowing here.
Follow our simple technique guide to optimise your workout or if you are new to indoor rowing check out the British Rowing technique video.
We have plenty of training plans on offer to get you fit and motivated for using the indoor machine!
British Rowing Training Plans
We have free 2K training plans available on our website from beginners plans right up to experts, including adaptive plans.
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British Rowing Plus Training Plans
British Rowing members have access to our carefully curated British Rowing Plus training plans.
Go Row Indoor provides training support for fitness professionals and club coaches to enhance the indoor rowing offering within their gyms or clubs. Find out more.
Can’t get enough of INDOOR rowing? Become a subscriber and get access to our archive of top tier training plans, as well as advice on training, nutrition and how to go that extra bit further. Sign up now.
A free to access platform includes a set of resources carefully crafted to give teachers everything they need to teach indoor rowing.
If you want to know more, get exclusive first insight into the new Inside Indoor platform, or get all the latest news, tips and advice on indoor rowing.
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We are looking for females 5’10 and taller aged between 14-22 years old, and males 6’2 and taller aged between 14-20. You do not need any prior rowing experience; just the right physique and attitude to give rowing a go. If you think you have what it takes, please click on the link below to find out more and fill out an application form.
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If you don’t meet these criteria, but you are already rowing, the Performance Talent programme offers support to talented rowers aged 15-22. Click here for more details.
Our GB Para-Rowing Team is hugely successful, winning 50% of the gold medals awarded in Paralympic rowing since its introduction in 2008. Without new athletes though, there’s a very real risk that we won’t be able to field a full team after Tokyo. We’re on the lookout for talented, driven individuals who have the right mental and physical attributes to make it as a competitive international para-rower. No rowing experience necessary!
If you think you have what it takes, please click on the link below to find out more and fill out an application form
Our fellow National Governing Bodies Welsh Rowing and Scottish Rowing have fantastic support available to help local people get into rowing both indoor, on-water and coastal. Check out more by heading to their websites.
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