Going Swimming

How Slow Can You Go?

November 2, 2021

Marjory Barlow, Alexander's niece, said, "My goal, and my only one, is to help you adjust your inner tempo so that you do not lose pace with time."...

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Swimming for a Bad Back?

September 27, 2021

Lots of people recommend it. And many back pain sufferers confirm that swimming makes their back feel better. But when I observe people with a bad ...

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Haiku Are In!

July 27, 2021

We had a great response to our Haiku competition, inspired by Simon Armitage in his shed with Johnny Marr. Here are our favourites: Inhale, p...

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Cheryl, Swimming Without Stress

Do you still work with swimmers?

April 28, 2021

We just had a call from Rosemary, who had front crawl lessons with us in 2012. She said learning to free her neck and lengthening her stroke out wa...

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when you can't swim

When You Can’t Swim

January 30, 2021

From childhood, related to my genetically weak vestibular system (poor balance), I've had a kind of kink in my nervous system where my head goes to...

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Top Tips For Dips

October 24, 2020

If there's magic in the water, three simple activities may help you find it. 1. Floating face down 2, Sitting, letting yourself drop ...

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Swim Your Own Swim

October 17, 2020

In The Madness of Crowds Douglas Murray is clear on problems of identity politics and social media. We latch on to popular ideas without thinking t...

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Coming to Quiet

June 11, 2020

JA Thompson, a Scottish expert on soft corals wrote, over 100 years ago, "One of the dangers of our civilization is that one function of the nervou...

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Follow Us Off Instagram

June 2, 2020

As we haven't been more than a couple of miles away from home for the last few months, we're lucky to be surrounded by so much natural beauty.   ...

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Becoming A Thing That Swims

March 7, 2020

I'm noticing more and more, with myself and people I'm helping, that the idea of needing to move forward, to some destination, changes both how we ...

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