High Performance Rowing Camp

August 13-17, 2018


The CRC will be hosting a High Performance Rowing Camp during the week of August 13-17 for athletes aged 14-18 years with high performance background or aspirations with no prior rowing experience. 

Goal: To teach athletes how to row in both scull and sweep shells and quickly bring them to a competitive training level. 

The camp will run from 9:00 AM - 2PM

Throughout the 5 days, focus will be set on:

  • Rowing machine (erg) technique
  • Rowing in the indoor tank
  • Rowing on-water (scull and sweep)
  • Rowing specific weights training and technique with NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Tessa VanDerVeeken (VDV Performance)
  • Learning to race

During registration, athletes will be required to complete a survey detailing their previous athletic and weight training experience to help us target programming to athletes needs and abilities. 

To register, please click HERE

The cost of the program is $350 + GST and processing fee

For more information, please email Amelie Schumacher at office@calgaryrowing.com or call 403 249 2880.

Brief outline of the week below:

 MONDAY
TUESDAY WEDNESDAY    THURSDAY  FRIDAY 
AM:
Introduction.
Learning to row on indoor rower.
Testing on indoor rower. 
AM1: 
Erg and tank workout. 
AM2:
Weights session 
AM: 
Small  boats technique session
AM1:
Weights session 
AM2:
Erg circuit workout 
AM:
Testing on indoor rower to see progress
over the week
 LUNCH 11:30-12:15 LUNCH 11:30-12:15 LUNCH 11:30-12:15  LUNCH 11:30-12:15   LUNCH 11:30-12:15
PM:
Sweep on-water rowing with technique focus
PM:
Rowing in
smaller boats, bringing power
into the stroke.
PM:
Big boat  workout
PM:
Technique and starts workout 
PM:
Racing in small and big boats



Strength Coach Tessa Vanderveeken, MSc, CSCS:

Tessa is a strength coach who specializes in using strength training to optimize on-water rowing performance.  Tessa has a Masters in Human Performance and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist.  She works with athletes in all sport and of all ages, regardless of injury history or past experience.  Tessa learned how to row in college, competing in 3 NCAA championships, and now rows with the Calgary Senior competitive program.


To register, please click HERE




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