Breaststroke

Gradual Progress to Good Enough

November 15, 2019

Robert (65) has come to Pembrokeshire for our residential course a few times over several years. On the first day of his course earlier in the y...

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Poet in motion

September 29, 2019

Observations of Leonard Cohen swimming nude and BBC Naga running before she can walk I watched a documentary about Leonard Cohen on BBC last nig...

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Ameo Powerbreather – Unique Twin Tube Fresh Air Training Snorkel Review

August 7, 2019

I've been enjoying swimming with the Ameo Powerbreather. I've tried 'training snorkels' previously but never one like this. Fresh air comes in thro...

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How to Swim Head Up Breaststroke

April 21, 2019

  Swimming breaststroke with the face out of the water gets a bad press. There are good reasons for this. But if you're aware of what y...

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Observations and Experiences at the Piscine Molitor

January 13, 2019

We went to the Molitor Hotel for a couple of nights this week. For anyone who likes swimming pools, it's really worth the trip. Apart from the two ...

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Learning to Swim Like a Robot

December 29, 2018

After Christmas I shared a post from a few years ago, Swimming with a Hangover, where I wrote at the end: “It’s more than just exercise. It ...

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Quality Time

June 17, 2018

Are you a recreational swimmer who needs to be more relaxed?.. “ Spending more time underwater, then more time getting air in, is easier than ce...

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Surface Tension?

October 11, 2017

Learning to get your face out to breathe. A competent swimmer makes a smooth transition between water and air. It’s the most challenging par...

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Freedom from Form

September 6, 2017

Available to Everybody We haven't evolved to swim distances.  The four competitive strokes are by their nature restricting. They are product...

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Not So Slow Sophie

August 17, 2017

Cheryl makes friends with a head-up breaststroker on holiday and shares her top tips... “ Despite her lovely stroke and confidence, keeping her he...

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