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Back on track again

After quite a long time of uncertainty and setbacks, Emilie seems to be back on track again. Her performance in 100m backstroke was quite impressive in the Grand Prix swimming competition in Espoo last week-end (May 12-15). 84 more words


Teach your child to swim - Backstroke

Once your child is confident with performing ‘pat the dog’, then backstroke arms can be introduced.

Just like freestyle arms we simplify the stroke when first teaching it and usr a technique called single-arm backstroke. 101 more words

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Any Way You Can Pull It

Target Group: 11& Older, B Times & Faster

For a quality active recovery practice, set them up with some scull and catch drills before beginning! 47 more words

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Swim Tournament: How I Did...

*Deep breath*. Okay so today was such a busy day. I had my swimming BISAC at Bangkok Pattana school.

Here are the events that I swam: ( The photos are to show you what the stroke looks like) 245 more words


Wednesday - breakout technique and sharpen up

Moving to our last session before the ACAMIS swim meet, even though swimmers are tapering off with a decrease in volume and heavy training work, there is still a need to keep the swimmers fresh and sharp. 245 more words


Teach your child to swim - pat the dog or back kicking

By the time you get to this stage your child can kick on their back while holding a board to their chest.

When we start introducing a child to swimming with no board we use a skill called ‘pat the dog’. 99 more words

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ECASA 2017, 50m sprints

Madison was very happy to compete at this event on 4th. February 2017 at the London Aquatic Centre. As stated in the previous post, it was a tremendously well organised event that managed to allow many swimmers to compete during the day. 182 more words