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Cygnet Rowing Club
on the Tideway since 1890
CSSC Sports and Leisure

Next Learn to Row Course

6th May 2024 - 15th June 2024

Welcome to our Spring Learn to Row Course, aka LTR, which will last 6 weeks • The course runs from Monday 6th May – Saturday 15th June 2024.

The fee for this course is £120 which includes temporary membership of Cygnet RC There is no obligation to join Cygnet RC on completion of the course but this fee will be deducted from your subs if you do decide to join.

The course has been designed to get progressively more challenging in skills, knowledge and fitness intensity over the six weeks. We understand that you may not be able to make every session, however the more you put it in the more you get out so regular attendance is necessary for you to be able to make any progress.


  • Week 1: Welcome and meet the team, rowing introduction, first tank session
    Monday 06/05/24 (7-8pm), Wed 08/05/24 (7-8pm), Sat 11/05/24 (11.30am-1.pm – tank)
  • Week 2: rowing technique on the ergs, understanding the language, tank session
    Monday 13/05/24 (7-8.30pm – tank s.), Wed 15/05/24 (7-8pm), Sat 18/05/24 (11.30-1pm)
  • Week 3: securing rowing technique on the erg and moving together, first water session
    Monday 20/05/24 (7-8pm), Wed 22/05/24 (7-8pm), Sat 25/05/24 (11.30am-1pm – water)
  • Week 4: applying power on the erg, WS
    Monday 27/05/24 (7-8pm), Wed 29/05/24 (7-8pm), Sat 01/06/24 (11.30am-1pm – water)
  • Week 5: land training, WS
    Monday 03/06/24 (7-8pm), Wed 05/06/24 (7-8pm), Sat 08/06/24 (11.30am-1pm – water)
  • Week 6: land training, WS followed by graduation drinks at the club bar
    Monday 10/06/24 (7-8pm), Wed 12/06/24 (7-8pm), Sat 15/06/24 (11.30am-1pm – water)

The spring course coaching team

Over the six week course you will have a selection of coaches and volunteers, such as coxes and experienced rowers with you. If you have any questions throughout the course feel free to grab anyone of us:

  • Mustafa Ozyurt – LTR Co-ordinator and main point of contact
  • Matt Byrne – LTR Rowing Coach
  • Clara Fennessy – LTR Rowing Coach