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My technique isn’t perfect, but I don’t want to change!

A corporate triathlon re-ignited Jess’ interest in swimming, but she learned that you don’t have to be perfect to enjoy swimming. Read her story here… Continue reading My technique isn’t perfect, but I don’t want to change!

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The forgotten element of children’s swim training

the forgotten element of children's swim training

For most people, hard exercise is not fun. Feeling sweaty, sick or at the point of exhaustion is horrible. But there’s one key thing that keeps people going, pushing through all that unpleasantness Continue reading The forgotten element of children’s swim training

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Alternative uses for armbands

alternative uses for armbands

Save money and space in your kit bag by repurposing foam disc armbands as versatile training aids.

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Turnarounds Explained

turnarounds explained

A “turnaround” is a common swim training exercise and worth incorporating into your session especially if you are aiming to improve your speed.

A turnaround consists of a repeated number of sets of a certain distance and a target time in which to swim each set. The target time includes time to rest. Continue reading Turnarounds Explained

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Butterfly Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you always get in the pool and swim your stroke without thinking about the different elements that are involved, you’re not likely to make big improvements. Breaking the stroke down into specific exercises or drills that isolate a certain part, whether it is the kick, an arm action or the breathing, will help you to identify weak areas and refine your technique. Continue reading Butterfly Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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Breaststroke Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you always get in the pool and swim your stroke without thinking about the different elements that are involved, you’re not likely to make big improvements. Breaking the stroke down into specific exercises or drills that isolate a certain part, whether it is the kick, an arm action or the breathing, will help you to identify weak areas and refine your technique. Continue reading Breaststroke Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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Backstroke Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you always get in the pool and swim your stroke without thinking about the different elements that are involved, you’re not likely to make big improvements. Breaking the stroke down into specific exercises or drills that isolate a certain part, whether it is the kick, an arm action or the breathing, will help you to identify weak areas and refine your technique. Continue reading Backstroke Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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Front Crawl Training Drills to Refine your Technique

front crawl training drills to improve your technique

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If you always get in the pool and swim your stroke without thinking about the different elements that are involved, you’re not likely to make big improvements. Breaking the stroke down into specific exercises or drills that isolate a certain part, whether it is the kick, an arm action or the breathing, will help you to identify weak areas and refine your technique. Continue reading Front Crawl Training Drills to Refine your Technique

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