Swimming Tips

  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. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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