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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


Photo of the Week 2017 #4

Audrey has been taking swimming lessons for quite a long time. We started her in the pool at 6 months or so, and has been there 2 or 3 times nearly each week since. 52 more words


The Swimming Siren Kiki Caron: Silver in the Backstroke, Gold in Magazine Covers

She was sixteen. She was a world record holder. And she had a face that would grace magazines and newspapers like few others.

Christine Caron of France, who went by the alluring appellation, “Kiki”, was one of the most well-known athletes of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. 257 more words

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