Another Year Has Drawn to an End

It goes without saying that last year flew by… and what a year it was! We started off by appointing our new coach Alan Godfrey after his extended trial at the end of 2013. The decision was unanimous with everyone enjoying Alan’s sessions and the increased...

Freestyle Drills

Getting the most from your Freestyle I’d like to go over a few Freestyle drills so you know what is expected. Drills remember, when done properly can be quite hard – they are not just easy swimming; and they do require concentration. Michael Phelps [and other champion...

Fins in Swimming

So why on earth would we use fins in warm up? 1. It Eases Your Shoulders Into It Swimming isn’t like taking a casual stroll in the park. It’s a whole body exercise and your shoulders take a lot of the force. I typically coach adults and it doesn’t matter how fit or...

Perfect Streamlining

Going the Distance Every swimmer, when diving into the pool or pushing off the wall, achieves a degree of streamlining. Swimmers who understand that minimizing the physical surface area exposed to the water and are willing to make the effort to achieve...