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Performance Director
Sir David Tanner
EIS Performance Lead
Mark Jarvis

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Strength & Conditioning

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Performance Lifestyle

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) provide support across a number of sport science disciplines to Great Britain’s para-rowers, with services provided predominantly from Bisham Abbey or at the nearby Caversham-based training centre.

There is close cooperation between the EIS and the GB Rowing Team across all areas which is highlighted by the appointment of Performance Director Sir David Tanner, who has masterminded the sport through its richest ever period of success, to the Board of the EIS.

EIS Strength and Conditioning coaches work closely alongside the sports technical coaches to ensure para-rowing athletes remain as robust as possible in order to maintain their high volume of water based training.

EIS physiotherapists, physiologist and performance lifestyle provide invaluable support in order to keep athletes in shape and prepared for high intensity training and competition.