Rowing coaching camp at Madras Boat Club

The Madras Boat Club is planning a Rowing Coaching Camp with an international coach and coxswain, from Aug 1 to 21.

The camp will be conducted by Alex Mann, Men’s Light Weight team coach from USA, co-directed by Teja Senthilnathan from CRI, Boston, and Abraham Kandathil, former Indian coach and currently Captain of Madras Boat Club, with support from senior rowers from the Club.Madras Boat Club (MBC) is a 150-year-old institution, located on the banks of the Adyar River. Over the years, the Club has produced oarsmen and oarswomen who have excelled in championships at the inter-club, national and international level.

The camp would be ideal for beginners (14 to 21 years of age) and elite rowers of MBC wishing to hone their skills.


Camp registration fees Rs. 3000. There will be morning and evening sessions of coaching – one of the sessions will be allocated for beginners and the other for intermediate or elite rowers.

Fundamentals of Sweep Rowing, Rowing Techniques and Boat Safety, Basic concepts of Hydration, Diet, Flexibility and Core Strength for Rowing will be covered.

Knowledge of swimming is essential. Timings will be 6.00 to 8.00 am, and  4.30 to 6.30 pm. A maximum of 25 registrations are planned. Last date for registration is July 30. For more information and registration, please contact Sumana Narayanan on 7358648380.

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