What erg score is needed for college rowers?

To compete at the Division I or II levels, experienced rowers should have a 2k ERG score between 7:15 and 7:45. If you are a novice or inexperienced rower, you should have an ERG of less than 7:30 for Division I and 8:00 for Division II.

What is a good college ERG time?

Rowing Recruiting 2k Times – Rowing Scholarships ERG Times

  • Heavyweight men: 6:30 noticed, 6:10 – very good.
  • Lightweight Men: 6:40 and under you’ll be noticed, best recruits are in the 6:30s and 6:20s.

What is a good 2k erg time for college?

Women’s rowing recruiting 2k times

2k Erg Time Height
Tier 1 low 7:20s and under 5’10″+
Tier 2 mid 7:20s to 7:30s 5’9″+
Tier 3 7:30s to 7:50 5’8″+
Tier 4 under 7:55 5’7″+

What’s a good 2k rowing time?

Row a 2K properly to increase power endurance More specifically the 2,000m- the distance of every Olympic event emphasises endurance, power delivery and mental toughness. It’s also one of the few forms of cardio that builds muscle. A 7min 30 sec 2K row is respectable and 7 min is impressive.

How long should 2000m rowing take?

Speed, pacing, and endurance As a general rule of thumb, she says you want to complete each split—or 500 meters—in about two minutes. “If you were going to hold a two-minute split time consistently for 2,000 meters, it would take you about eight minutes to row it,” says Mulgrew.

Is 2000m row in 8 minutes good?

Male instructors at Gym Jones, often referred to as the “World’s Toughest Gym,” are required to meet a standard of sub 6:50. Sub 7:00 is extremely elite for a female, while sub 8:00 is quite good.

What is a good 2K erg time for a 16 year old?

We consider many factors in selection and fitness is critical for the safety of all our rowers. Erg time recommendations for a 2K: at least 8:05 for 13-16 year olds, sub- 7:45 for 17-18 year olds and sub- 7:30 for collegiate rowers seeking a RSR RA (Rigging Assistant) position (aged out of U19 categories).

What is the average time for a 2000m row?

You can’t pass with half-ass form or reps. The time I want you to finish in: 7 minutes. Seven minutes or less tells me that you’re not only in good shape, but that you’re also willing to silence your mental demons, go all out, and keep getting better. Of course, it’s OK if you can’t finish in 7 minutes.

What is a good time for 2000m rowing?

What constitutes a “good” time on the 2,000-meter row test varies widely by age, size and fitness level. Tall people generally row faster than shorter people. Anything around 6:00 for a male is world class (the current world record is a sickening 5:35.8 by two-time Olympic silver medalist rower Josh Dunkley-Smith).

How to get recruited for Womens rowing at college?

There’s no concrete 2k erg time that will guarantee an athletic scholarship for women’s rowing. The bottom end for earning an athletic scholarship at the college level is likely under 8:00, but this depends on several factors. College coaches consider a recruit’s 2k erg time, academics, character and experience.

How are erg times used to recruit rowers?

Seen as a dependable gauge of athletic ability and upside, 2k erg times can be easily compared to other recruits and current athletes on the roster. Erg times may not always perfectly transfer to boat speed on the water, especially when a rower’s technique isn’t polished—but technique can be improved with repetition.

What are the 2k erg scores for rowing?

Whenever we give a presentation to rowing teams about the recruiting process, someone generally raises their hand and asks what are the Women’s or Men’s “Division I 2K erg times” or similar.

When is the New Zealand Masters Rowing Championships?

The 2021 New Zealand Masters Rowing Championships will be held at Lake Ruataniwha, Twizel 18 – 19 September.