QUESTION: Hi, I am 15 years old and I quit swimming 2 years ago. I have still done swimming in between but now with a club and at a competitive level. Now I want to get back into swimming but I have very low endurance, how would you suggest that I improve? Sarah ANSWER: Hi […]
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Do I Have a Chance to Swim at 2016 Olympics?
QUESTION: Hello 🙂 I’ve been swimming since I was 6 years old and I love it so much. I am 15 now and my times are not the best, I’d say okay, but I try my best to improve and I’m sure I will if I train a lot more. It’s also because I had […]
Should my 10 year old take a break from Swimming
QUESTION: Hi, should my highly competitive 10 year old take a break from swimming? What are the benefits of taking say 4 weeks off in the winter season, contrasted with swimming all year with only a couple of short one week breaks? Would a shorter break of say two weeks be better than 4? She […]
Swimming at the Olympics – What you can learn by watching it on television!
With the Olympics on our doorstep, there are many ways swimmers can use the Games to improve their own swimming. Swimming is one of the major sports at the Olympics and the television coverage will provide swimmers of all ages and abilities, with the opportunity to watch and analyse the techniques used by the best […]
How Many Swimming Sessions for an 11 Year Old
QUESTION: How many times a week, should a 11 year old boy train swimming – if he is serious about training. How long should the sessions be for? Thanks Dina ANSWER: Hi Dina, The number of sessions an 11 year old boy should train from child to child. In general I would say 3 to […]