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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What breathing pattern should I use?

Let's not beat around the bush with this one as this continues to be a highly contentious issue in the swimming world when it need not be. The simple answer to this question is the classic coaching answer "it depends on the swimmer". My biggest frustration as a Coach...

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