Swim Tips

Finding your ‘feel for the water’ 

The holy grail of swimming? Perhaps. One thing is for sure the words 'feel for the water' can be a mystery to many swimmers. Some swimmers have it in abundance, other swimmers experience it fleetingly. One moment it's there and the next it's gone. Some days are good...

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The power of swim video analysis

I'll never forget the first time I saw some video footage of me swimming underwater, to say I was shocked would-be understatement. I didn’t believe it was me and thought they had mistakenly showed me another swimmers footage! That weird...

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Bilateral or single side breathing?

I think I can sum up breathing after 20 years of coaching poolside: Most swimmers at all levels prefer to breath to one side (unilateral) A smaller percentage like to breath to both sides (bilateral) Some swimmers like to mix it up  This continues to be a highly...

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