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Increasing the pace

Now it’s February we will start increasing the pace so will have some progressive-paced swims alongside the usual steady-paced aerobic work.  We will also be doing some more work on the catch and pulling with the forearm. 309 more words

Training Skills

Swimming Popularity

I was asked an interesting question yesterday about if I thought that there was an increase in swimming popularity since the summer Olympics where Phelps won an unprecedented 8 gold medals. 119 more words


This Cool picture of Phelps is just another reminder that nothing is impossible. He is the epitome of what can come from hard work and success.

Sparring Pacific Black Ducks

On Friday night we attended our first Field Naturalist meeting in Ballarat.  By asking myself the simple question, ‘What do we have on our land?’ I have discovered the pleasure of finding a bird or a plant, and classifying it. 464 more words


Max Volume Training: How Important is it?

Back when I swam age group, our swim groups focused simply on aerobic training. Our coach, who was at the end of his career, was stuck on training methods from the 70’s. 822 more words

Swim Training

Getting back in the Pool

I know if you’re anything like me you haven’t been in the pool much this summer and you may need some motivation to get back in.   77 more words

Swimming Fast With Less Effort - The 8 Unbeatable Steps on How to Swim Faster

Swimming without improvement can leave you frustrated and annoyed. Often swimmers jump training, lose motivation and stop any training if you do not see improvement in their speed, endurance and fitness. 591 more words