BMSBC took the girls squad to The Junior Sculling Regatta. After a successful camp it gave the girls an opportunity to get some quality multi-lane racing in, setting them up for the regatta season. After a sociable leaving time for the senior girls, both crews raced a ‘head race style’ time trial to determine either an A final, B … Continue reading Junior Sculling Regatta
On Sunday the BMS senior squad travelled to Henley-on-Thames for a training day with Canford School and King’s Canterbury School, two schools that we have been competing closely with over this year. The day consisted of two competitive training sessions and a tour of Leander Club, by former BMS Director of Rowing, Ali Brown. Leander … Continue reading BMS/CANFORD/CANTERBURY “Match”.
Today was our last full day of Sab, for the senior boys the first session consisted of lots of lengthly paddling and for the senior girls some power water work. All the crews are feeling the blow as the end of camp draws near. The tomato pasta at lunch was good however it was not enough to … Continue reading Sabaudia – Day 6 Blog
And on the 5th day God said let the water teem with living creatures and birds fly above the earth and let many Bav's float on launches and make police sounds on the megaphone... We all awoke to the piercing sound of dogs woofing, some (Garbo) even believed they were still dreaming. Breakfast was as … Continue reading Sabaudia – Day 5 Blog
After complications with alarms we woke up slightly later than usual, but made it in time to take all of the frollino biscuits at breakfast between us; making a total of 22 packets. We then returned to our rooms and used the next revision period productivity regenerating our minds... sleeping. Then after mummifying our hands … Continue reading Sabaudia Day 4 Blog
Hello All, Today, we had an extra early day following the request from Mr Satchwill and Mr Bavington - we were not allowed to be late! Breakfast was the usual… ‘athlete’s diet’. The senior squad arrived at the lake ready to do 4x2k race pieces. However, Mr Bavington decided to ‘spice up’ our programme by … Continue reading Sabaudia Day 3 Blog and Photos
Today's sessions for the J15 girls were firstly technical based and then lots of hard work after lunch. We started off in smaller boats focusing on technique including blade depth, length in the stroke and hand speed around the back end. After lunch we moved into two quads where we focused on power using power … Continue reading Sabaudia Day 2 Blog & Photos
Sabaudia: Day 1 We awoke early, very early, extremely early. Upon arriving at the airport, we quickly located the finest dining at the airport. We all chose to have the American Breakfast, showing the start of our team synergy going into this week ahead. Entering the aeroplane, we were met face to face with the … Continue reading Sabaudia Blog – Day 1