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Is this Swim Club doing the right thing?

QUESTION: Hi, I would like to ask a couple of questions about the swim club in our town  with the rules and discrimination against older girls who have nominated to swim on the club night but then have to pull out at last moment due to (girls personal reasons) and because they pull out loose […]

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Effortless Freestyle

Wow! Today I received my Effortless Freestyle pack and I’ve just finished watching the DVD. I am impressed with the contents of the DVD because by watching it and then focusing on the different drills in the water, swimmers of all ages will improve their freestyle technique and skills. In Effortless Freestyle, Coach Brenton Ford provides hundreds […]

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Faster in Practice than Meets

QUESTION: Hi Gary, My daughter is regularly faster in practice (from a push) than she is in her meets. What are some potential reasons for this? Her coach says she needs to relax. If that really is the problem, easier said than done. Thanks David ANSWER: Hi David, This is not an unusual problem for […]

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How to use swimming to get fit at 43 years

QUESTION: Hi, I am 43 and have only recently started swimming. I am managing 20 x 20 mtr lengths in 20 mins and was wondering what I should be aiming for, to ensure I keep a reasonably high level of fitness. I have been constantly in the gym so my resting heart rate is between […]

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