Going Swimming

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August 3, 2017

The mirrored version has been Ian’s choice over the summer... “ They weigh almost nothing, and I don’t feel them on my face. They don’t give the...

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Just Floating An Idea

July 8, 2017

“ The healing properties of salt water have been acknowledged for centuries. But if there's going to be healing, in or out of the water, the less w...

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Going Away and Getting Somewhere

July 4, 2017

Cheryl's home from her Strel Swimming Adventure in Montenegro... Thank you Strel Swimming Adventures for the lovely trip in Montenegro last ...

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I Am Not A Swimming Instructor

July 3, 2017

Freedom from the shackles of a job title... “ Facebook requires you to say what your business page is about. Feasible categories include Swimmin...

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Old Man River

June 17, 2017

Reflections on Swimming with the Alexander Technique... “ It’s as if the river doesn’t mind one solitary human quietly joining it. With a group,...

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Meet Me at the Symmetry Gates

March 27, 2017

Aiming for balance in the water... “ Breaststroke and butterfly are symmetrical. The two sides of our body do the same thing at the same tim...

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Taking A Break!

February 23, 2017

Ian's Intervals help Cheryl's countdown to open water adventure... “ The Strel website suggests you should be able to swim about 2.2 km per hour...

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Enjoying the Journey with Breaststroke and Butterfly

February 15, 2017

Looking ahead with no left and right turns... “ Rhythmically, meditatively, without stress, without worries, I alternated lengths of breasts...

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All You Need Is Love

December 15, 2016

Putting love of the water into practice... Swimmers often talk about their love of water. But one way or another we fight the thing we love. ...

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Why Don’t I Just Stick My Neck Out?

November 24, 2016

Can finding a balanced front crawl breathing position be more than just a drill? “ Kicking on the side with the face out of the water was or...

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