Shallow water black out, in its most simple term, is the loss of consciousness from extended breath holding. In competitive swimming athletes are at high risk. Especially when doing repeated sets where they are pushing themselves to go further in their underwater work. This is used in preparation for competition […]
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Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 During swimming lessons, children should learn to swim! It sounds basic but I have people who e-mail, join my swim school or approach me on the street to tell me that they have attended swimming lessons for say 3 years, and their child still […]
Australia has a rich history in swimming. Swimming is Australia’s most outstanding Olympic sport, with 58 swimming gold medals out of our 135 gold medal count. For example, Australia was first represented at the Paris Olympics in 1900 by Frederic Lane who won two individual gold medals. Women’s events were […]
When teaching butterfly it is best to focus on isolating arm and leg movements. This is before utilising a number of butterfly stroke drills when it comes to learning the butterfly stroke. Here, we discuss ways to develop the correct full butterfly stroke. The first Olympic 200 meters butterfly gold […]
Children are great at basic swim skills. Streamline floating, fast kicking, and long accelerated paddling down the centreline, leads to a great swimming technique, at an early age. But, have you ever wondered what your 3-year-old should be doing in the water? During 3 to 4 years of age, children […]