Swimming Tips

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. How To Stay Swim Motivated
    How To Stay Swim Motivated

    How To Stay Swim Motivated

    TIPS TO KEEP YOU SWIMMING

     

    Our team has been asked on many occasions, how do we stay motivated to swim? When trying to juggle life, kids, responsibilities and now the added stress of COVID-19 it makes it hard to get in the pool to exercise. To make things easier for you, we have some helpful tips to keep you on track. 

     

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  4. 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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  5. Zoggs - 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming
    Open water swimmers

    Zoggs - 10 Reasons to take up Open Water Swimming

    Check out the newest top 10 reasons to take up OPEN WATER SWIMMING - Courtesy of Adam Walker

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  6. Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice
    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice

    Adam 'Ocean' Walker Tips - Open Water Novice

    Where to swim

    There are many lakes up and down the country which have organised sessions and have suitable safety in place. I would recommend you swim in one these locations and as there will be other like-minded swimmers there who you can buddy up with and swim in pairs or a small group. In addition you can also make new friends as open water is a very social sport. Not only is it another good safety measure, it makes training easier supporting each other.

    Acclimatisation

    Due to the climate, open water in lakes, rivers and the ocean

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  7. Training tips: Improve your swimming technique
    Training tips: Improve your swimming technique

    Training tips: Improve your swimming technique

    If you're looking to improve your swimming technique, have a watch of our training videos, all of which feature James Goddard. James is an award winning British competitive and backstroke swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships. He swam for England in the Commonwealth Games and also runs regular swim training camps throughout Europe.

    We've included 6 swimming technique videos that will help you improve your stroke. From freestyle (front crawl), freestyle breathing and tumble turns to mastering that breaststroke,

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  8. Perfect your swimming technique [videos]
    Perfect your swimming technique [videos]

    Perfect your swimming technique [videos]

    If you're looking to improve your swimming strokes and not yet at your peak, the technique videos on our YouTube channel will help you progress. All six feature James Goddard and have been included in this post so you can use it as a point of reference.

    James is an award winning British swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA World Championships

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  9. Using training aids to improve your swim technique [videos]
    Using training aids to improve your swim technique [videos]

    Using training aids to improve your swim technique [videos]

    If you're looking to improve your swimming technique, we have a series of new films on our YouTube channel. These feature James Goddard who is also in these training aid films. James is an award winning British competitive and backstroke swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships. He swam for England in the Commonwealth Games, and also runs regular swim training camps throughout Europe. Here he shows you how to use a Zoggs kickboard, Finz, pull buoy and hand paddles.

    Zoggs

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  10. 5 common swimming hang ups and how to overcome them
    5 common swimming hang ups and how to overcome them

    5 common swimming hang ups and how to overcome them

    While some take to swimming like a duck to water, many can be apprehensive especially if starting to swim regularly. It's usual to have a few pool hang ups along the way but there are many solutions to overcome these. Here are our top tips to ensuring you feel great so you can really make the most of your swims.

    Feeling self conscious - It's usual to feel uncomfortable in your swimwear or compare yourself to others. Having a swimsuit that matches your body shape is an ideal way to feel great about yourself. The essential Sandon

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