Swim Improvers

  1. Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins
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    Technique Tips: How to Use Training Fins

    At Zoggs, we’re passionate about all things swimming and that’s why we produce a range of swimwear, swimming aids and equipment that’s designed to help you make the very most of your swim time.

    Some of the most popular swimming aids we provide are training fins and if you haven’t tried them yet, here’s a brief guide to how they work and what the benefits are:

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  2. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Beginners Butterfly
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Beginners Butterfly

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Beginners Butterfly

    Butterfly Zoggs Swim DiaryWe had an exhausting but exhilarating swimming class this week learning butterfly. It’s not a stroke we touch upon too frequently, and ordinarily it’s just a small element of a class, but this week, it was all about the fly. At the beginning of the class I was a little bit nervous, but excited too. It’s one of those strokes that is scary but fun at the same time. When done correctly it looks amazing, almost like the swimmer is flying through the water, probably where it got its name!

    The class was very tiring, butterfly is an aerobic stroke and also not one that we were used to swimming, so it did feel like a harder class than usual. We di

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  3. Zoggs Swim Diaries: Learning Survival Skills
    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Learning Survival Skills

    Zoggs Swim Diaries: Learning Survival Skills

    This week is Drowning Prevention Week 2015; at swimming pools across the country, lessons this week are focusing on survival skills. So, I rocked up at my swimming lesson yesterday in some fairly thick joggers (I was feeling pretty brave) and a t-shirt over my swimming costume.

    We leapt straight into learning how to enter the water without getting your head wet or sinking too deep – ideal if you have to enter water for any reason but can’t see what’s lurking below the surface – think shopping trolleys, sharp m

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