Selecting New Swimming Equipment

Adults Swimming: A Beginners GuideAdults Swimming: A Beginners Guide

Swimming is such a rewarding and challenging sport. If you’ve recently made the decision to start learning, we hope you come to realise why so many people love partaking in this activity. After you’ve learnt a bit about the sport, bought some essential swimwear, and focused on your technique, you’ll be ready to dive straight in (literally) and practice. So take a look at our beginner’s guide to swimming for adults.

Click to download our Adult Swimming: A Beginners Guide pdf.

Choosing Fabric TypesChoosing Fabric Types

Choosing the right fabric can be a confusing task. Do you go for Speedo Endurance or Zoggs CR25? If you get the wrong fabric the item may not be suitable for your needs, we have therefore created a help page to ensure you make the right choice.

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Swimwear CareSwimwear Care

All swimwear should come with specific care instructions when you purchase your new item. However, they can be missed easily or become detached from your swimwear so here is a swimwear care guide to keep your swimwear in the best condition for as long as possible.

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Swimsuit Back TypesSwimsuit Back Types

There are a comprehensive range of back types available, choosing the right one for the type of swimming you do can be a tricky task. This help page is designed to help make the choice an easier one by explaining the use for each back type.

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Or click to view Maru back types

Swimming Advice VideosSwimming Advice Videos

Simply Swim have created three excellent videos to help you perfect your swimming technique. So whether you wish to learn the basics of back stroke, breast stroke or front crawl this is the place to look.

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Goggle AdviceGoggle Advice

Chosing the right type of goggle can be tricky, there are a number of different styles available in varying colours, this explains what swimming enviroments the different colours are suitable for. Along with other tips to help ensure you make the right decision.

This advice page also has advice on how to care for your goggles and helpful tips.

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Swimming Caps AdviceSwimming Caps Advice

Choosing the right swimming cap can be a little confusing so we have put together an advice page which we hope will clear a few things up!

We have advice on choosing from the different materials available, how to put on a swim cap correctly, hair care advice and frequently asked questions.

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Hints and TipsHints & Tips

Swimming can be a frustrating task if you are unprepared or unsure of the best ways to maximise your swim. So here the team at Simply Swim have created a list of top tips that will help make your swimming experience as fun and stress free as possible.

Click here for hints and tips on swimming

Benefits Of SwimmingBenefits Of Swimming

Swimming is by far one of the most fun and enjoyable fitness activities one can participate in. Swimming, unlike jogging, cycling, weightlifting or any other activity, is ideal for any age or physical ability and is a great way to get fit.

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Hand Paddle AdviceHand Paddle Advice

Here at Simply Swim we understand that choosing the right hand paddle is important so you don’t damage your upper body muscles and get the most effective workout possible. We also know it can be a difficult choice with so many options available to you, so we have created this advice page just for you to make things a little easier!

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Racing SwimwearRacing Swimwear

If swimming for you is pushing your limits, passing your competitors and being the best, then you will want to wear the best in the water. Here at Simply Swim, we stock the ultimate racing swimwear from the top brands such as Speedo, Tyr and Arena. For advice on the technologies used in competition swimwear, how it benefits you in the water and what is available to buy, read our Racing Swimwear Advice Page.

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Mens Swimwear AdviceMens Swimwear Advice

Choosing swimwear for men can be a tricky business, there are a large range of different styles and fabrics to choose from. This advice page will help you to choose the right swimwear whether it be a chlorine resistant swimwear or a swimsuit that is suitable for racing in. The advice page also gives great advice on what swimwear to choose for your body shape.

Click to see our Mens Swimwear Advice page.

Swimming AidsTraining Aids Advice

Training aids are items of swimming equipment designed for established swimmers to increase the levels of their training. There are many different types of training aids which all focus on different areas of your body so are perfect for isolated workouts of certain muscle groups or to increase your stamina in the water.

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Swimming Aids For ChildrenSwimming Aids For Children

When children are learning to swim there are some fantastic aids available to help them to develop their swimming skills and confidence in the water. But there are so many different types of swimming aids to choose from, how do you know which is best suited to your child and their needs? Here we take a look at the different types of swimming aids to help boost your child’s confidence in the water.

Click to see our Training Aids For Children advice page.