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Statistics aside: squeals and splashes, giggles and hugs are four of the main reasons why swimming is the ideal way to bond as a family unit – not to mention the exercise, and of course getting away from the telly! Leisure centres are becoming more and more popular in the UK, and by far the […]
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This blog is courtesy of Tony MacGuiness – Owner of Neurotech swimming who is also mentor to head coach and owner of The Swim Guru Richard Watts In a report to the Bio-mechanics and Medicine in Swimming VII (pp. 201-207) by Mujika, I., Busson, T., Geyssant, A., & Chatard, J. C. (1996) – Training content […]
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Too many swimmers are receiving an information overload in relation to their swimming and we are moving away from the fact that swimming is very much a kinaesthetic sport. It does not matter if your stroke is aesthetically pleasing or doesn’t look like the person in the lane next to you as long as it […]
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With the final video in our ‘Learn to Swim’ series we have point turning and sight in open water. As with our previous blog posts, the video is available above or for those that prefer to read the information or cannot listen to the video then we have a full transcript of the video below. […]
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Continuing with our ‘Learn to Swim’ series, we have another installment for you. If you’re new to open water swimming or triathlons then watch this video before going for your first training session to get Richard’s top tips for first time open water swimmers. You can either watch the video, or we have included a […]
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It’s been a great year for Simply Swim and our YouTube channel has grown from strength to strength with a range of really well received videos. From interviews with Sean Conway, the first person to swim the length of Great Britain, to product reviews and swimming advice videos, we have really enjoyed creating videos this […]
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If you’re looking to increase your speed in the pool then maybe our handy ‘Learn to Swim’ video can give you some assistance. This week we show you a Tabata set that will aid you in improving your speed through the water, the video is shown above, or there is a full transcript of the […]
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This week we are back in the pool for our ‘Learn To Swim’ series, with some swim drills to improve your stroke technique. If you’re becoming a more confident swimmer and looking for methods to increase your stroke technique and power then this video will give you a set of 4 separate drills consisting of: - […]
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  Continuing with our ‘Learn to Swim’ series of videos, this week we want to help you work on your front crawl stroke. Whether you are a beginner or consider yourself more advanced then this video can still help you to improve on your technique. There is also a transcript of the video below if […]
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