Zoe Gullen |

Planning a training camp

A highlight of the season, training camps are a chance to get away with clubmates and focus on nothing but rowing. They can also be very intense experiences, but careful planning will help everything run smoothly and allow everyone to get as much out of the camp as possible. Zoe Gullen explores the various aspects you need to cover.

Setting the purpose

Before deciding who, what, when and where, establish the why of the training camp: what is the main objective? It might be to develop skills, selection, to increase training volume, warm-weather training to break up the winter grind or to transition into summer racing, or a finishing camp for established crews ahead of a target regatta.


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