Technical Excellence Workshop with Robin Williams MBE


Date Sunday 19th May 2019

Time 10am – 5pm

Venue Sudbury Rowing Club

Cost £100.00 per person, payable in advance


Designed as a one day, stand alone course, these workshops are run on a regional basis to maximise convenience, minimise travel, and achieve best impact for coaches. By keeping numbers low (max 10 participants) it is possible to deliver quality presentations coupled with stimulating and personalised discussion sessions – excellent for coaches’ personal professional development.


Typical content includes

  • The Coach – characteristics of great coaches, successful systems and techniques
  • Technique part 1- communication, teaching/learning, mind set, environment including athlete case histories and interviews
  • Technique part 2 – The what and how of good technique, detailed analysis, examples and solutions


Robin Williams has grown up with rowing as a competitor and coach. He has several decades of experience at all levels from club to Olympic and with men, women, lightweights, heavyweights, under 23’s and juniors. Most notably he had success during 10 years with Cambridge University winning 7 University Boat Races and 12 years with GB Rowing during which time he coached the gold medal LM4- in 2007 and the W2- of Glover/ Stanning from 2010 to 2016 who won 2 Olympic gold medals as well as several European and World titles. Robin has written about technique for Rowing and Regatta Magazine and ‘Advanced Rowing’ and has spoken at several coaching conferences including World Class Coaching Conference, FISA Conference, GB, Canada and Spain national conference.


If you are interested in booking a place for this event please email Tracy Muir at or tel 07738 214480, who will forward the booking form and payment details to you to secure your place.