Swim Improvers

  1. 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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  2. How to use a Kickboard
    man swimming with a kickboard

    How to use a Kickboard

    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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  3. 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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  4. Why Swimming Lessons are not just for Kids...
    Why Swimming Lessons are not just for Kids...

    Why Swimming Lessons are not just for Kids...

    Most of us understand the concept of swimming lessons, they’re for kids to make sure they are safe around water… right?

    We think there's much more to it than simply learning to be safe. Of course learning to swim competently will make your children more capable of getting to safety if they find themselves out of their depth in water. However, there is a whole new world that swimming lessons can help you discover, and they definitely are not restricted to child learners only!

    Swimming is about staying healthy, getting fit and having fun! We think it’s just as important for adults to have swimming lessons, regardless

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  5. Top Tips to start long distance swimming
    Top Tips to start long distance swimming

    Top Tips to start long distance swimming

    Marty's Top Tips for Longer Swims

    What is long distance swimming? 

    A long distance swim often takes place in open water and is measured by either time or distance. Time wise the swim has to be longer than an hour while in terms of distance the swim has to be between 1km-10km (once it is longer than 10km the swim is classified as a marathon swim). Due the nature of long distance

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. KIds Return to Pool Tips
    KIds Return to Pool Tips

    KIds Return to Pool Tips

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  9. Short Or Long Fins - Which Is Best
    Short Or Long Fins - Which Is Best

    Short Or Long Fins - Which Is Best

    WHY DO I NEED FINS ?

    Whether you are starting to swim laps or a more seasoned swimmer, deciding on which fin or flipper that is best for you can be confusing. So we have put together the following check list to make it easier to choose.

     

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  10. Tips to get you cold water swimming
    Tips to get you cold water swimming

    Tips to get you cold water swimming

    Getting started with cold water swimming - By Annie Brooks (www.talesofanniebean.com )

    If you love your pool swims and enjoy those open water swims, then this winter you might be ready to take on cold water swimming! Unlike hopping into to your local heated swimming pool to run through your drills, or dipping into that beautiful lake during the summer time, cold water swimming not only challenges physically, it tests you mentally also. Knowing you’re about to step into water that barely reaches double figures, can be a challenge, but this is exactly why it’s fantastic because that sense of

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