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The best warm up for a Swim Meet

QUESTION: Good Day Gary, Some of our swimmers ages 8yrs to 14yrs complain of fatigue, when its race time if the coach does a long warm up before the meet starts. What would you say would be basic or best warm up, prior to the start of the meet and the duration. Regards Robert ANSWER: […]

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Behind the Goggles goes to print

This week I received the final proof for Behind the Goggles and it looks fantastic. The content in the book will help every competitive swimmer aged 8 to 14 years to improve their swimming.  It is full of tips and areas to focus on and will be read over and over again. The book is in full […]

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How can my daughter lose weight?

QUESTION: Hi Gary, I have not been following up some time with you. How are you? Would like to ask you, how can swimmers loose weight and have a balance diet? What sort of diet is good for swimmers, to loose weight? She is presently in a sport school overseas and she is not quite […]

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12 year old swimmer sessions per week

QUESTION: Hi Gary, My 12year old daughter currently trains 2 days per week but would like to train more because she enjoys her swimming and her winter sport is about to finish. Currently her coach is telling us that some weekly classes are not available to her unless she commits to 5-6 classes per week. […]

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A Second Swim Session will Help Alot

QUESTION: Hi the Swim Expert, I have a unique swim training question.  I want to help out this next year with the swim team, unfortunately this school doesn’t have a pool.  The nearest pool is an hour and a half away?  Then off course there are finances and scheduling issues, so in past years they […]

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Son is getting slower, what to do?

QUESTION: Hi Gary My son is nearly 12 and has been competitive swimming since he was 7 he swims 4-5 sessions a week, mine and his concern is that he’s getting slower, his last couple of swim meets he swam slower than when he was 9 and as you can imagine it’s very disheartening for […]

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