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Fashion, Rowing -

Dating back to 1839, Henley Royal Regatta has been held every year since its inception and is steeped in history. Quintessentially English, Henley is considered to be one of the social highlights of the year, therefore it’s important to carefully select your attire for this traditional event.

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New Arrivals, pop-up shop, Summer Tour -

Our final pop-up shop of the summer tour is nearly upon us. We'll be enjoying the pinnacle of women's rowing at Henley Women's Regatta all over the long weekend (Friday - Sunday). To celebrate we've also got a couple of new arrivals that celebrate the iconic Temple Island folly (designed by the 18th century English architect James Wyatt).  You can now pre-order the t-shirt & sweatshirt online and arrange free collection at HWR.

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Training -

Reported benefits of warming up include; enhanced physical performance, reduced muscle soreness and injury prevention. Ellie Travis, sports injury specialist at Performance Sports Therapy, provides us with expert insight into some great warm up techniques to do before your water session.

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pop-up shop, Summer Tour -

Come and meet the Square Blades crew this summer! We're really excited to announce that we'll be hitting the road over the next few months with our first ever UK Summer Tour. NEW DATES ADDED! Find our pop-up shop to the following events:   Date Event Location 6 - 7th May Shrewsbury Regatta Pengwern Boat Club 26 - 28th May National Schools' Regatta Dorney Lake 3rd - 4th June Metropolitan Regatta Dorney Lake 16th - 18th June Henley Women's Regatta Henley  29th July Warrington Regatta Warrington Rowing Club 12th August Northwich Regatta Northwich Rowing Club

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Rowing, Training -

If you're based in the UK (or, at least, the northern hemisphere) you'll be looking forward to the end of long erg sessions and the beginning of the regatta sprint season. Traditionally Eights Head is the pinnacle head race and signifies the end of head season racing. While athletes have their eye on a well-earned party at Thames Rowing Club week or so off, the coach is already planning for the summer. Welcome to the rowing training camp! We all look forward to the week of intense training that helps us gain our sprint fitness, while improving squad morale and moving...

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