Swimming Tips

  1. Long Blade Fins FAQs
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    Long Blade Fins FAQs

    Long Blade Fins FAQs

    Fins are a great addition to every swimmers kit, they add value and variety to your training sessions.

    Here are our frequently asked questions about fins. 

    If you are looking for the low down on Short Blade Fins click here

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Learn to Swim: Your Questions Answered
    Young boy with a floatation vest diving for dive rings

    Learn to Swim: Your Questions Answered

    Learning to swim and water safety is an essential life skill for everyone.  

    Our ambassador Sarah is a learn to swim teacher and has 15 years of experience. We asked Sarah why learning to swim is so important and what her top reccomendations are for each stage to make it fun for everyone! 

     

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  6. 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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  7. Swimming Goggles: Your FAQs Answered
    mirrored and colour tinted goggles for the whole family

    Swimming Goggles: Your FAQs Answered

    Swimming goggles play a fantastic part in getting the most out of your swims! Here at Zoggs, we understand that whether you're buying goggles for yourself or for the whole family, it can be difficult to know exactly which goggles will best suit your swimming needs.

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

    Here we answer some of your most frequently asked questions:

    How

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  8. Short Blade Fins Review
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    Short Blade Fins Review

    Short Blade Fin Review

    In this week’s blog we are catching up with our ambassador Adam Conquest who has been trying out our Short Blade fins and he has let us know how he has found them and how he incorporates them into his regular routine.

    Why use swimming fins?

    Fins are a must have for all swimmers! Well that’s what my 'part

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  9. Zoggs Goggles Fitting Guide
    Zoggs Goggles Fitting Guide

    Zoggs Goggles Fitting Guide

    Ensuring your goggles fit comfortably and securely is key to a great swim!  Your goggles will help protect your eyes and ultimately improve performance during your next swim session; therefore it is important that they fit correctly.

    Goggles on your face

    The team at Zoggs have put together the below tips for correctly fitting your goggles, along with a useful video to demonstrate together with expert advice for caring for your goggles

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  10. 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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