Open Water Swimming

  1. Get children back to pool
    Get children back to pool

    Get children back to pool

    Zoggs products as gift for new term

     

    After a restful and relaxing Christmas people of all ages are looking forward to getting back to the pool, myself included. Many of you parents and carers may be asking yourselves:

     

    “What do I need to help my child get back into swimming after the Christmas break?

     1. Refresh their

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  2. Adam 'Ocean' Walker Swim Training
    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Swim Training

    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Swim Training

    Ocean Walker’s Effective Training Plan

     

    I have put together a training plan together which not only help with speed but also help muscular endurance if you have any longer swims planned.

    The key to an effective swim plan is to make it simple to follow, achievable and keeps you motivated. This type of plan is what I used to develop my fitness to enable me to increase endurance in order to swim ‘Oceans Seven’ (The Toughest Ocean Swims in the World)

    I found increasing

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  3. Top Tips for getting into Triathlons
    Top Tips for getting into Triathlons

    Top Tips for getting into Triathlons

     Feeling inspired to try something new and challenge yourself?

    Triathlon season is gearing up for the summer and we are gettting ready for a great season!

    We caught up with our Ambassador Alana recently after the Noosa Tri and asked Alana about her triathlon journey and her top tips for getting into triathlons

     


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  4. Get to Know Caitlin
    Get to Know Caitlin

    Get to Know Caitlin

    Earlier this week we caught up with Caitlin one of our ambassadors.

    This year Caitlin has completed a double crossing of Lake Taupo (80km in 28 hours), Tsuguru Strait (41.1km in 11 hours and 37 minutes) and attempted the Catalina Channel crossing (unfortunately had to stop her swim due to bad weather). 

    Caitlin is entering her second year of being an ambassador for us so here is an update of her acheivements and aspirations for the next few years.  

     

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  5. A Swimmer's Thoughts During LGBT History Month
    A Swimmer's Thoughts During LGBT History Month

    A Swimmer's Thoughts During LGBT History Month

    The water, to my swim mates and me, is a place where everyone is welcome.

    Because of this, it can be viewed as one of many equalizers when it comes to diversity and inclusion, including for the LGBT community of which I am a proud member. 

    In fact, during LGBT History Month, I have been reflecting on my own journey as a gay individual, including how the water has helped me be more confident and visible.

     

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  6. AMBASSADOR GOGGLE PICKS
    AMBASSADOR GOGGLE PICKS

    AMBASSADOR GOGGLE PICKS

    Swimming goggles play a big part in getting the most out of your swims! 

    We have compiled our ambassadors top goggle picks for everything from lap swimming to open water swimming. 

    Why use swimming goggles?

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  7. Photochromic lens: Your Questions Answered
    swimming under water with photochromic lens

    Photochromic lens: Your Questions Answered

    Swimming goggles play a big part in getting the most out of your swims! 

    We've been designing and innovating swimming goggles since 1992 and want to ensure each and every swimmer finds the right goggles for them.

    Photochromic lenses are our latest innovation and are great for every swimmer!

     

     


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  8. How to use a Centre Snorkel
    Sandy Rogers in pool with a swimming snorkel

    How to use a Centre Snorkel

    Looking at introducing some training aids into your swim sessions but not sure where to start?

    Before using training aids be sure to check the intended use and make sure you are using them correctly so that you can get the most out of your session. 

    Why use training aids when swimming?

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  9. How to use a Pull Buoy
    man poolside with pull buoy and mirror goggles

    How to use a Pull Buoy

    Looking at introducing some training aids into your swim sessions but not sure where to start?

    Before using training aids be sure to check the intended use and make sure you are using them correctly so that you can get the most out of your session. 

    Why use training aids when swimming?

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  10. Your essential guide to swimwear back styles
    a woman in adjustable scoopback chlorine resistant swimwear by the pool

    Your essential guide to swimwear back styles

    We have a number of swimsuit styles to choose from, whether you're heading to the pool, the beach or the lake. Here's an essential guide to finding the best back style for you so you're comfortable and can concentrate on what's important. Enjoying being in the water!

    Training Swimsuit Backs

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