Strength and Conditioning Course Underway
Posted: October 17, 2015
Thirteen candidates from across Scotland started the four day UKCC Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning Course, this weekend (17th October 2015), hosted by Scottish Rowing and the Scottish Rowing Centre.
The course, designed by the Rugby Football Union, has been adapted to support Rowing Coaches to deliver Strength and Conditioning programmes to their athletes in their clubs or programmes.
Candidates travelled from as far away as Inverness and Aberdeen to attend the course which was only introduced into the Scottish Rowing Coach Education Curriculum in 2014.
Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships Volunteers needed
Posted: October 15, 2015
This years Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships is running on the 20th and 21st of November at the Bellahouston Sports Centre, Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow. To support the event we are seeking volunteers to help out in a number of roles. We had great support from volunteers last year and ran a very successful event and this year we hope to continue that and do even better.
We are looking for people to help in Registration, Commentary, Marshalling, Prize giving and Results over the 2 days. Volunteers do not need to be available for all of the days. If you are interested in volunteering at this exciting event please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating when you would be available and the prefered area you would like to work in.
Ready for Rio
Posted: October 6, 2015
Scottish Rowing is dedicated to supporting clubs to grow their membership. London 2012 was the most successful olympic games of all time for the GB Rowing Team, and the effect of this was seen at rowing clubs around the UK. To enable clubs to utilise the raised profile of rowing during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and optimise on the ‘olympic bounce’ following the Games, Scottish Rowing is delighted to offer affiliated clubs the opportunity to apply for a development grant to help them get ‘Ready for Rio’. Grants will be awarded for projects which aim to increase club membership and introduce more peope into rowing.
Read More about the 'Ready for Rio' Club Development Grant
Hawco Inverness Fours & Small boats weekend
Posted: October 1, 2015
Hawco Inverness Fours & Small boats weekend on the 31st of October and the 1st of November.
Please find the link to the poster HERE
Please note that all Entries & Payments must be recieved by Thursday the 22nd of October 2015 at 18.00hrs. No late entries will be accepted.
Scottish Rowing Awards 2015
Posted: September 26, 2015
Scottish Rowing is pleased to announce that nominations for this year’s Scottish Rowing Awards 2015 are now open.
This year, Scottish Rowing is giving the power to you. We know that in rowing clubs around Scotland there are coaches, athletes and volunteers working tirelessly to better themselves, their clubs and the rowing experience of those around them. We want your help in recognising them.
Read more: Scottish Rowing Awards 2015
"Utterly exceptional" Stanning retains world title as Scottish rowers impress in France
Posted: September 9, 2015
Heather Stanning produced “one of the best performances of all time” as Scottish rowers helped the GB Rowing Team top the medals table at the World Championships in Aiguebelette, France.
Stanning, from Lossiemouth, and partner Helen Glover continued their dominance of the women’s pair – an event they are unbeaten in since 2011 – by successfully defending their world title.
Munlochy’s Alan Sinclair won bronze in the men’s four, while Katherine Grainger and Vicki Meyer-Laker ensured their boats qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
There were also medals in the non-Olympic class competitions for Sam Scrimgeour, Imogen Walsh and Karen Bennett.
Read more: "Utterly exceptional" Stanning retains world title as Scottish rowers impress in France
Scottish Schools Heads
Updated: September 29, 2015
The Scottish Schools Sculling Head and Scottish Schools Sweep Head were held on the 26th and 27th of September on the Forth & Clyde Canal at Dullatur.
Read more: Scottish Schools Heads
Scottish Rowing Awards Dinner 2015
Updated: September 29, 2015
The Scottish Rowing Awards Dinner 2015 will take place on the evening of Saturday 7th November in the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.
It has been another fantastic year for rowing and we are looking forward to celebrating success at club, national and international level with you. It's time to start thinking about those athletes, coaches and volunteers in your club whose achievements and contributions you would like to see recognised and rewarded at our Annual Awards in November.
Information on the dinner and how to book is detailed in the form below.
Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships 2015
Posted: August 18, 2015
The Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships is an annual event that attracts competitors from rowing and non-rowing backgrounds across UK and Europe. The Championships in 2015 will comprise of two big events, the 2015 Scottish Schools Indoor Rowing Championships on Friday 20th November and the 2015 Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships on Saturday 21st November.
The Championships will be held at the Glasgow Club Bellahouston, Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow, G52 1HH one of Glasgow’s premier venues. The venue will be a high-octane environment with races going on throughout the two days where individual competitors race up to 2,000m and teams up to 3,000m in the quickest possible time. It provides a stage for indoor rowing enthusiasts to test themselves on a national level and assess their own performance and progress.
For more information on the Championships including the event list, rules and regulations and how to enter please go to our Indoor Champs News page.
Scottish Rowers make history in Rio
Posted: August 12, 2015
Two of the Scottish rowers that travelled to Rio de Janiero for the World Junior Rowing Championships with the GB Rowing Team were part of the junior men’s quadruple scull which produced a storming finish to win a historic gold medal.
Read more: Scottish Rowers make history in Rio