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August 2, 2019

Breathing properly is an important part of any terrestrial activity, but particularly when exerting energy during sports activities especially swimming.

Swimmers need to be aware of the following basic facts:

  • Breathing in whilst underwater is still NOT possible for h...

March 21, 2019

Wouldn’t it be great if we could just attend a swim workshop and or have a few private lessons and “Abra Kadabra” we are great swimmers.

Yes, we all have some immediate improvements in efficiency (which in some cases results in an impressive improvement in lap times or...

March 14, 2019

Deliberate practice is an activity designed specifically to improve performance, often with a coach or mentors help. Most people practice by mindlessly repeating an activity over and over without any clear goal of what they want to accomplish. For example, let’s say a...

November 6, 2018

The fear of drowning is a rational and logical fear experienced by many who cannot swim. Aquahobic or Thalassophobic individuals, however, experience a great deal of anxiety around all kinds of water bodies ranging from large oceans to small bathtubs. 

Aquaphobic or Tha...

May 31, 2018

There is a saying that goes   'If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got’.

Most swim coaches can stand on the pool deck and develop a fairly good idea of what swimmers are doing...or not doing. For example: they can se...

May 26, 2017

Improve your swimming by having your stroke analysed by a Total Immersion certified stroke technician

March 26, 2017

An analysis

 This event was the brain child of myself in conjunction with Brian Kirk (Mentone LSC). Without the support of Brian and the Mentone LSC this event would not have been possible.

Over the past 5 or so years there has been a noticeable shift in the numbers of...

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