Weybridge Rowing Club - Junior Section

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Weybridge Rowing Club Junior Section is a lively and vibrant part of the club.  We run a number of courses during the year specifically designed to introduce youngsters to the sport and run an active competition programme. 

Our top juniors win at local and national events with a number going on to represent GB internationally.  We pride ourselves at being a very 'intimate' operation where we get to know all members of the squad, and they are keen to attend training, working hard, but enjoying it.  

We have an excellent fleet of boats and a professional Head Coach who is ably assisted by a dedicated team of volunteer coaches, many of whom started when their children learned to row at Weybridge, and have stayed on long after their offspring have moved on.

We also have fun when training allows!

Please feel free to contact Clive on clive[at]wrcjnr.com for more information.

Weybridge Rowing Club, Weybridge, Surrey, England

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Weybridge Rowing Club is sponsored by Weybridge and Walton Physiotherapy, who have two rowers among their physio staff.
  

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WEEKLY TRAINING STATUS
 
Go to Current EA River Status for up to date information.

Currently on EA white boards

 
This is what happens if you lift a boat when both parties are holding it right at the end.  Boats should be lifted with each person about 1/3 of the way from bow / stern with hands holding the shell firmly.  This boat, one of our nicest, was damaged beyond repair.  Teresa's bow now hangs in the club room as a reminder, and the rest of the boat was cut up and burned.  Not a happy end for a lovely elegant boat.  Clive




Training as follows:

Thursday 19th March
As normal, with Nick and Mark. 2k test today.

Saturday 21st March
Intermediates and Beginners at usual times please (09:45 for 10:00 and 12:15 for 12:30 respectively)

Sunday 22nd March
As usual.  Followed by 200 club. 
Note; due to a half marathon being run on that day some of the local roads will be closed, including Thames Street.  You may need to be dropped off in Weybridge and make your way to the Club on foot.  I think it should pretty much be over by the time the session ends.

Thursday 26th March
As normal, with Nick and Mark

Saturday 28th March
The Skiff club are holding a marathon event today at 10:00 and 11:15.  We will need to keep out of their way and may change the time of our sessions to assist them, as they assist us in our events.  In the absence of any information to the contrary, come at your normal times.

Sunday 29th March
Normal for Intermediates at 10:00
Trailer loading for Seville at 12:00

Advance notice due to Clive, Nick and Mark being at Seville training camp:

Thursday 2nd April
One single land session with Graham at 16:30 only

Saturday 4th April
A session for Intermediates and Beginners with Graham and Tom at 09:45 for 10:00.  No 12:30 session (go to 10:00 instead)

Sunday 5th April
This is Easter Sunday; no training for juniors

Thursday 9th April
There will be NO session at all, today.  I would like all of you to do a 2k run if this is possible.

Saturday 11th April
As normal

Sunday 12th April
As normal

Clive



Have a look at this video of the Environment Agency at work - it's filmed on 'our' bit of river.
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