Learning to Swim Like a Robot
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 ...Read more
Want to Swim Like Shinji?
For most people it’s unusual not to create disintegration in the back or gasp for breath when 1, learning strokes or swimming for fitness and 2, in...Read more
Flip Side of Front Crawl for Fitness
“I need front crawl for aerobic fitness,” said Joe today. He doesn’t believe his beautifully coordinated breaststroke gives him enough of a workout...Read more
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...Read more
Authentic Movement In Water
Getting into water and exploring movement, without knowing what you're going to do next... “ Authentic Movement is a simple form of self-directe...Read more
Can You Have Your Cake and Eat It?
'Let go and float like an embryo/ learn to move forwards with some kind of flow'. I came up with that line whilst in the woods with the dogs a...Read more
Want to Relax? What Swimming on Your Back Lacks
Why you can't free your neck on your back like you can face down, and how to deal with it... Picture a person lying back in sparkling water, smi...Read more
Getting a View on Front Crawl Sighting
‘It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it’ isn’t always true!.. “ Sighting in front crawl inevitably involves pulling your head bac...Read more
Searching for Still Water
Does too much head movement negate the benefits of swimming for people with sensitive vestibular systems?.. “ The vestibular system is the s...Read more
Mindfulness: Word of the Moment?
“ Aerobic exercise releases endorphins, which makes you feel happy, and gets you out and about talking to other people. These things are probably u...Read more