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Every Junior Swimmer Should Read This

Everything a junior swimmer needs to know about swimming training and competition is now available for your child. Competitive swimming is a fun sport and thousands of juniors take up swimming each year. For many families, the regular training sessions and swim meets are a new way of life.  While swimming parents have benefitted from […]

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How to improve swimming times when stuck in a rut?

QUESTION: Hello Gary, I came across your website when searching for an answer to our big dilema related to our daughter’s swimming. Hopefully you can send me few lines response including ways how she can improve swimming times. We are from New Zealand and our daughter is 16, taller than 180cm and has a good […]

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Swimming Personal Best Times

QUESTION: Hi Gary, Just wanting to know on average what is the normal personal best and by how much can a young swimmer (eg:12 years old and over) achieve in race from his previous race. The question that i want answered is by how much and in what time frame.Is it a gradual decrease or […]

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Swimming with Fins – from what age?

QUESTION: Hi Gary, At what age can swimmers wear fins?  Or can they start wearing them in training sessions (swimming approx. 2-3 times per week) at the age of 8 or 9 years. Many thanks Sarah ANSWER – Swimming with Fins While a swimmer can start wearing fins at any age, most children begin to […]

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Behind the Goggles

Free Shipping Swimming Books

SPECIAL FREE SHIPPING OFFER IN AUSTRALIA  – COUPON VALID TO 30 JUNE 2015 – GREAT GIFT FOR SWIMMERS Behind the Goggles is the ultimate book for children who love to swim. Written in an easy to read style and targeted to help 8 to 14 year olds, the book is designed with terrific cartoons, tips […]

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Why do Swimming Coaches Love Coaching?

Last Friday night I attended a 20 year reunion for a swimming club that I began in 1995 called Carey Aquatic. The Club changed its name to CA Tritons in 2008 and remains a strong competitive club in Melbourne, Australia today. There were more than 150 former athletes in attendance on the night and it […]

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