Learning to Swim

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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Underwater Swimming

Want to Swim Like Shinji?

November 11, 2018

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...

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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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Non-swimmers: Know Your Needs

April 12, 2018

Advice for anyone not enjoying the water... “Can we have another go at this breaststroke breathing?' asked David, red faced and out of puff, d...

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A Good Start

March 24, 2018

If you're bracing for take-off, here's what to take on board... In water, as on land, in order to feel comfortable, be able to relax and breathe...

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Diary of a Man Learning to Swim

January 16, 2018

Michael from Gloucestershire came for our residential course as a non-swimmer with fear of water. After each of his 8 x 45 minute lessons with Che...

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Want to Relax? What Swimming on Your Back Lacks

December 17, 2017

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...

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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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Following the Flow

September 24, 2017

When leading is misleading... “ Anticipation of the next movement and a preconception of what it should look and feel like makes you rush ahead....

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What’s Welsh for Puddle?

July 24, 2017

Learning to let learning happen... I’ve lived in Wales for 18 years, my dad’s Welsh and a friend recommended I put myself in the position of...

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