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  1. Top Tips to start Marathon Swimming
    Top Tips to start Marathon Swimming

    Top Tips to start Marathon Swimming

    Marty's top tips for getting started Marathon Swimming

    Thinking about starting some longer swims?

    Whether thats working up to a Channel swim or ocean swimming, our Ambassador Marty has put together his top tips for starting long ocean swims.

    Marty has completed the Triple Crown and five of the Oceans Seven. 

     

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  2. Our top tips for getting started ocean swimming
    Our top tips for getting started ocean swimming

    Our top tips for getting started ocean swimming

    1.Make sure you're a confident swimmer

    Before getting started in ocean swimming make sure you are comfortable in the water and pool. If you have not swum in a while we recommend starting at your local pool and building up your endurance before entering the water. A good rule of thumb is to be able to swim at least two to three times the distance non stop in a pool that you want to swim in open water. Once you are confident in your swimming abilities it is time to find a place to swim!

    2. Know where to swim

    There are many beaches all around the country which

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  3. Which floatation device is best for your child?
    Which floatation device is best for your child?

    Which floatation device is best for your child?

    The use of a floatation device is extremely important and supportive for children swimming, no matter their age. This is in addition to support from an adult. However, we also recommend a floatation device, whether it be Float bands, Roll ups, a Zoodle or a Floatsuit. The most important thing to remember is that the adult must hold onto the child or child’s hands at all times as the child learns to swim. Only once the child gains confidence in the water should the adult either deflate the floatation device or allow the child to swim with less support or even unaided (and only for short periods i

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  4. Everything you need to know about helping your little one build confidence in the water
    Everything you need to know about helping your little one build confidence in the water

    Everything you need to know about helping your little one build confidence in the water

    If you want to introduce your baby to water or help your child learn to swim and become a confident little swimmer or want to learn to swim yourself... welcome to Zoggs Learn to Swim.

    Stage 2 is all about learning to swim and finding more confidence and independence in the water. In Stage 2 your child will build skills which will help them all along their swimming journey. Confidence and independence is a core part of this stage which is why the buoyancy aids promote movement in the water. 

     

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  5. Why I swim in Laps for Life
    Why I swim in Laps for Life

    Why I swim in Laps for Life

    Before reading this blog please note that it deals with themes of depression, suicide and severe bullying. If these topics are a trigger for you the please read at your own discretion.

     

    1 in 4 young people in Australia are currently experiencing a mental health difficulty and 70% of those who need help, don’t get it. Laps for Life raises money to help Reach Out give the help to those who need it. Swimming is great for your mind AND body and is accessible for everyone.

     

    This month one of our ambassadors Sarah is taking part in Laps for Life for the fourth year in a row. She discusses what swimming m

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  6. Training Aids - The Key to Improving & Developing Swimming Skills
    Training Aids - The Key to Improving & Developing Swimming Skills

    Training Aids - The Key to Improving & Developing Swimming Skills

    Training Aids 

    Swimming is a technique orientated sport. In order to swim efficiently, arms, body and legs need to work together requiring balance, flexibility and strengh. Training aids help to improve and develop swimming skills and technique. Training aids also make a swim workout fun! So read on to find out more about the function and use of the Zoggs Training Aids.

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  7. Building water confidence with pool games
    little girls sitting in the pool holding dive rings up to her face to look through them

    Building water confidence with pool games

    We all know if you start kids off in the right way, you've got a swimmer for life. And by starting off right, we don’t just mean teaching them to swim safely - they need to have fun in the water. It's one of the reasons we make pool games suitable for babies and children whatever swim stage they're at. Here are a few of our favourites.

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  8. Laps for Life - Challenge Yourself
    Laps for Life - Challenge Yourself

    Laps for Life - Challenge Yourself

    THIS MARCH CHALLENGE YOURSELF 

    Zoggs Australia is once again be the principal sponsor of Laps for Life. Now in its fourth year, every dollar raised through Laps for Life will enable ReachOut.com to continue providing vital services to ensure young people get the support they need to be happy and well.

     

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  9. Zoggs 30th Birthday
    Zoggs 30th Birthday

    Zoggs 30th Birthday

    It’s our big 3 0! 

     

    When we came up with the name Zoggs back in 1992, it was because goggles were at the heart of everything we planned to do. Fast forward to today, and goggles remain at the heart of our brand. 

     

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  10. Replacing The Gym For The Pool
    Person Happy Under The Water

    Replacing The Gym For The Pool

    SWIMMING FOR FITNESS

    I think many Australians can agree that in terms of COVID, we are in a far greater position than many other countries around the world. However the harsh reality is that so much of COVID is out of our control. 

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