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Golden performance for NZ swimmer at Youth Commonwealth Games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Wk-Md_Gkg The North Shore has another young sports star after Wilrich Coetzee’s double gold medal performance at the Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa. The 18 year old...

Sarah Cowley-Ross: Wonderful Water

With the excitement of the opening of the new Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre I though it was only appropriate to talk...

Water Babies and Toddlers: The different types of reflexes

Last month was a busy month with the focus on our staff development. We sent four senior teachers to Rotorua for the Swimming New...

Should you swim during winter?

Most people begin to learn to swim in summer as the weather improves and gets warmer and people spend more time at beaches, lakes...

Paralympics New Zealand making a splash at AUT Millennium

AUT Millennium is proud to welcome the Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) Para-Swimming Team to our facility, with the team having taken residence here in...

North Shore Swimming Club – another exciting and successful year

This year we were proud to send Laura Quilter, Mitchell Donaldson and Glenn Snyders to the Commonwealth Games. For Mitchell and Laura this was...

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The Dripping Faucet Kids learn a lot about how to act in the world from what we say and how we are saying it. They...

Advice for Young Athletes from Dame Valerie Adams

(Listen to the excerpt from Valerie Adams here) “I think if you hand everything to a young athlete they’ll never learn. You actually need that...

The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

Stop yelling from the sideline to go harder, and start teaching...

Have you ever had an athlete pull out of a maximal fitness test claiming they’re done, when clearly it’s just not the case? Have...

The Natural, The Thinker and The Hustler

Have you ever wondered why some athletes appear to engage much more in certain types of exercise and activities than others? Consider an athlete...

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