TopRow Beginner Rowing Course
Learn to row on the Putney Embankment
Beginner Rowing course
weweekly , The Toprow beginner course is an introductory programme designed to teach the fundamentals of rowing. This eight-week course is suitable for complete beginners, with no prior rowing experience needed. Our experienced coaches provide guidance and support, allowing rowers to focus on mastering the basics of the sport and progress at their own pace.
Our beginner course is a fantastic opportunity to try something new, improve one’s fitness and have the chance to row on the river Thames’ famous waters, with its stunning views and rich history!
When you sign up for the TopRow beginner course, you will row at the same time and day every week. Based off your preferences, we will allocate you a 1 hour slot which will repeat weekly for 8 weeks.
The next beginner course will begin in March 2024. Due to weather and safety concerns, we do not run beginner rowing courses during the winter.
Overview of the course:
- 1 hour per class
- Suitable for complete beginners/novices
- Learn basic technique in theory and practice
- Coaching and guidance from our rowing instructors
- Learn to row in stable rowing shells (LiteBoats)
Each course is 8 weeks long.
When you have finished the Beginner course, you can deepen your understanding in our Development course!
What class should I sign up for if I have never set foot in a boat?
What happens after I complete the Beginner course and I want to row more?
Do I need to know how to swim?
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What is the refund/credit policy?
Do I need to attend all classes?
Can I make up classes that I miss?
We offer make-up sessions on a selective basis, depending on availability. We must receive notice of absence 48 hours in advance in order to be able to offer make-up slots.