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[youtube height="HEIGHT" width="WIDTH"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThzuT_0E5Pc[/youtube]   What are your top 3 tips for open water swimming? 1. So one of my top 3 tips would be that if you’re doing a open water swim and it’s a little chilly, I’d get in the water before you do your race, just so you can acclimatise yourself and acclimatise […]
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If you are new to triathlon or are unsure of what type of wetsuit to buy, the available options can be quite daunting. So we’ve put this blog post together to ensure you know all the relevant information when choosing the right wetsuit for you.   Regulations When buying a wetsuit it is firstly important […]
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32 year old Sean Conway is under a hour away from officially completing his epic swim from Land’s End to John O’Groats. He set off on his journey which has been dubbed ‘Swimming Britain’ on the 30th June 2013 accompanied by Em Bell in a kayak and his support crew by boat. After facing lots […]
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Front crawl, also known as freestyle, is the most efficient swimming stroke to use and the fastest swimming stroke in competitive racing. The basic touch turn is for beginners, but the flip turn is a much faster turn for those interested in increasing their speed through the water. Some people think that this turn can […]
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The breaststroke turn is an open turn which is simple and easy to learn. Fairly similar to the butterfly turn, for those of you who have worked on that. By developing your turn, it can be the simplest way to improve racing times or your efficiency in training. By following these simple tips, you will […]
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Today we’re going to be taking a look at some front crawl drills to help you improve your stroke and technique. The first drill we’re going to take a look at is trickle. Trickle is a great drill for improving your arm position and getting your elbow slightly higher. So it’s great for those who […]
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The Finis Neptuneis a fantastic waterproof mp3 player that you can wear when swimming, but works without ear buds in your ears using revolutionary Bone Conduction audio transmission. This amazing waterproof music device has speakers that sit on your cheeks and transmit high quality sound through your cheekbones and then into your inner ear. This […]
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Today we’re going to be looking at the perfect butterfly turn. To get a strong butterfly turn, swim at a constant speed towards the wall without slowing down. Touch the wall with two hands at the same time, with your arms fully extended. Bend the arms at the elbow slightly, and at this time the legs […]
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Today we’re going to be taking a look at some butterfly drills, so helping you improve your technique and stroke. So one right, one left is our first butterfly drill. Swimming without both arms together, but by alternating the arm between left and right is a great drill for a swimmer that struggles with getting their […]
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Today we’re going to be looking at a perfect breaststroke model, so focusing on the legs, arms, body, and head positions. So when looking at the breaststroke body position, you want to aim for the smallest, flattest position possible, to reduce any water resistance and make you much more streamlined through the water. The arms and legs […]
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