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Masters Rowing Clinic at Miami International RowHouse


“I had the best weekend. I loved the camp. Can’t wait to come back and work on all the coaching Franky gave us.“ 😍 Lisa

"Great clinic. Learned so much. Franky rigged my boat so it fit me better. I plan to have my husband come in January." Laura

Come see why everyone loved the September, November, December,  and January Masters Clinics. You can learn so much in a short period with world class instruction on your technique. 


Bring your friends. Spread the word.  See you soon.

Don’t settle for less.  Come learn how to row your best.

Saturday and Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 am with video tape review and breakfast each day

The Masters Clinic will be coached by Francisco Viacava, the Head Coach at RowHouse.

Francisco Viacava is an accomplished and highly recognized head rowing coach who has trained athletes in the United States, Europe and South America. During his career, he has coached rowers with the US Olympic Team, US National Team, College and High School rowers with impressive results. He also has all the Coaching Certifications with US Rowing (Level 1, 2, 3, and Advanced).   


Franky has coached rowers participating in World Cups for the USA, Luxembourg, Costa Rica, Sweden, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Haiti, and the Peruvian National Team.


This year, Franky has coached at the World Rowing Cup in Poland and at the Pan American Games in Peru.


Overview of the Masters Fall Sculling Clinic 2019


The sessions will be for scullers at the skill level of having raced or minimum of being able to row a 1x.  These sessions will not be a learn-to-row level.  The sessions will be organized in the  Blue Lagoon so there will be ongoing coaching for the entire group during each session.  Video taping with analysis will follow each session.

If you are a novice and would like to learn to row please text us and we will arrange for a Learn to Row class on the Sunday of each of the above sessions and advise details.  It is never to late to learn to row!

Location: Blue Lagoon, Miami RowHouse

Text: 305.710.8362 for Directions to Miami RowHouse



Cost: $195 for both Saturday and Sunday. Payment due before the session begins.

Payment by cash or  check to be made out to Miami International RowHouse

or use Venmo using the code @Miami-Rowhouse

Detailed Description of the Masters Sculling Clinic:


During the two-day course, the rower will master custom technical changes in order to increase boat speed. The changes in technique will lead to a higher level of rowing that will surprise even the most seasoned rower.


With Coach Franky’s system you will feel the changes, be able to understand them and generate a better “run” of the boat. It will be a very special experience for each rower.


The use of video analysis by the Coach, in the classroom portion of the weekend, will allow each rower to improve by understanding and visually seeing the requested personal technique changes and how they impact their stroke. It will give each rower individual solutions to their rowing style as well as special drills that they can practice during the session and on their own.


Coach Franky has successfully trained rowers of all ages to reach their full potential including rowers that will be at U19 Worlds in Tokyo in 2019, World Cup and Olympic level rowers aiming for 2020.


Tuition Includes:

  • Equipment

  • Rowing boats and oars (If preferred, the rower can bring their own boats and oars as well)

  • Video taping

  • Coaching session on the water

  • Classroom Session on land

  • Breakfast

  • Complete analysis and technique changes for each sculler



Saturday, December 14

6:30 am - 6:45 am Coach and rowers meeting emphasizing the priority of the session

6:45 am - 7:00 am Equipment check and boats on the water

7:00 am - 9:30 am Rowing Video and technical session on the water

9:30 am - 10:00 am Washing boats and equipment clean up

10:00 am - 11:00 am Breakfast and classroom



Sunday , December 15

6:30 am - 6:45 am Coach and rowers meeting

6:45 am - 7:00 am Equipment check and boats on the water

7:00 am - 9:30 am Rowing Video and technical session on the water

9:30 am - 10:00 am Washing boats and equipment clean up

10:00 am - 11:00 am Breakfast and classroom


Conclusion: After the two–day sessions, each rower will have a clear understanding of what needs to be done to improve themselves and enjoy the sport of rowing even more.


What to bring:

  • Tank top or t-shirt

  • Rowing Shorts

  • Athletic socks

  • Water bottle and a sport drink

  • Hat and glasses

  • Sun Screen

  • Extra clothes

  • Towel

  • Any device like an iPhone, tablet, or notebook to take notes in the classroom


Amenities: Showers and changing rooms are available.

Contact: Franky Viacava, Head Coach


Text: 305.710.8362



Left to right: Felice Mueller USA Female Single Sculler and Coach Francisco Viacava


Photos and Group Video from Masters Clinic Session I ( Sept 7- 8)

Everyone enjoyed the session and left with several personal videos and notes on exercises to continue improving their technique.

A great chance to learn more.

We now look forward to our next Masters Clinic! 

Spread the word and bring your teammates with you.

See you in November.

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