Diving Into Breaststroke

September 26, 2016

Thinking of dolphins and Adam Peaty... If you'd like to improve your breaststroke,  it may help to think of it as a series of glides or, if...

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Easy Adaptation

May 20, 2016

A Happy Sea Swimmer Improves Her Strokes... “ People who are happy in water, who have a feel for water, find it much easier to learn new mov...

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Three Strokes and You’re Out

October 22, 2015

Enjoying small achievements and an afternoon nap... When we get a new skill for the first time, we may be greedy to repeat the experience. Be...

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Keeping Your Head Above Water

June 20, 2015

Swimming with your face out is not much use if it's the only thing you can do. But you need to be able to do it! Gill's been learning to swim...

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Holiday Breaststroke – Getting away from getting it right

April 18, 2015

This week I've been working with Kerry and Roger. They hope to enjoy swimming breaststroke in long, deep pools on holiday in Cyprus next month. The...

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Coming up for air

October 7, 2014

  Jacquie had been meaning to learn to swim properly for years but her work hadn't allowed her the time. Learning to breathe was a reve...

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Keeping It Simple: A Different Approach To Changing Strokes

May 22, 2014

If you want to improve your stroke, there's so much information out there on technique, where do you start? As a teacher, there are lots of things ...

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Drift And Swish…

October 27, 2013

Non- Doing On Your Back Helps Your Other Strokes... If you want to improve any stroke, try practising this one. We call it the ‘Old English’. ...

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Re-thinking Her Swimming

April 3, 2013

Amanda, London, came for stroke evaluation and to improve technique. “ The lessons have transformed my swimming style and my attitude to swimmin...

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Are You a Head Up Breaststroker?

December 22, 2012

6 reasons to get your hair wet...According to a survey into the nation's exercise habits (for the National Lottery Good Causes) 10% of women swim r...

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