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BIR Masters – 2020 Programs

BIR offers morning, evening, and Saturday programs for Masters rowers.

SPRING 2020 BIR MASTERS PROGRAM SESSIONS

Feb. 22 – June 26

Competitive Practice

These sessions are open to masters rowers of all ages who would like a fast-paced row geared at increasing the endurance needed for regattas. These sessions are a good fit for you if you have competitive drive and commitment to becoming a top-level rower. Race lineups will be given priority when possible while coxing or launch driving volunteers will be utilized as needed on a rotational basis.

Prerequisites: One full year of novice rowing or coach approval. Ability to hold a stroke rate of 28.

Morning Competitive Sweep

Monday/Wednesday: 6:00-7:30am

Coach: Nicolai Otte

Start Date: Feb 24

Evening Competitive Sweep 

Tuesday/Thursday: 6:15-8:00pm

Coach: TBD

Start Date: Feb 25

Saturday Competitive Row 

Saturday: 7:00-9:00am

Coach: Nicolai Otte

Start Date: Feb 22

Fitness Practice

These fitness-based sessions are open to masters of all levels, including competitive rowers wishing to improve their technique. Emphasis will be on coach feedback, drills and video review. Race lineups will be honored when possible, but priority will be given boats that promote the greatest overall group improvement. Coxing or launch driving volunteers will be utilized as needed on a rotational basis.

Prerequisites: Learn-to-Row course completion or coach approval.

Mid-Morning Fitness Sweep

Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00-11:00am

Coach: TBD

Start Date: Feb 25

Evening Fitness Sweep

Monday/Wednesday: 6:15 – 8:00pm

Coach: TBD

Start Date: TBD

Saturday Fitness Row

Saturday: 8:00-10:00am

Coach: TBD

Start Date: TBD

Sculling Practice

This fitness based sculling session is open to masters of all levels, including competitive rowers wishing to improve their technique. Emphasis will be on coach feedback, drills and video review. Lineup requests will be honored when possible, but priority will be given boats that promote the greatest overall group improvement. Coxing or launch driving volunteers will be utilized as needed on a rotational basis.

Prerequisites: Learn-to-Row course completion or coach approval.

Mid-Morning Sculling 

Mid-Morning Sculling Start Date is April 13.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 8:45-11:00am

Coach: Tom Coble

Dates: TBD

Fees

For current annual and seasonal fees, please see the Masters General Information page.