Generally we give the following simple advice
- Hold the handle lightly in your curled fingers. Thumbs underneath. Not so loose that it might slip out of your hands but also not a tight or tense grip.
- Place your hands as far apart as you can without your pinky finger beginning to slip off the edge.
We also have a very basic video with Hydrow Athlete Jame Deitz about holding the rowing handle properly:
For more advanced guidance on your grip, we have a great blog post from Hydrow's Head Coach that goes into more depth. Click here to check it out!