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Jacob’s Tips: Learning to swim as an adult

We spend time and money teaching our children how to swim in order to keep themselves safe in and around the water, but it's...

Implementing a set programme into your swim sessions

Training sets and fitness goals are a great way to improve your current swimming ability. More often than not, I see people swimming lap...

Benefits of dryland training for swimmers

There are many different ways you can improve your swimming through the use of dryland activities. You may eventually find that you are unable...

Keep your family safe this summer

The days are longer and warmer, and Kiwis tend to head towards any form of water over summer. We want all our AUT Millennium...

Importance of bilateral breathing

When we swim, most of us will feel more natural when we breathe to one side than the other. However, learning to breathe to...

Jacob’s Tips: Breathing position and timing

This month’s focus is on correct breathing position, as well as the correct timing of the breaths you take. This is extremely important across...

Hit the road, Jack!

It's 7.30am on a Wednesday morning, and Jack Atkinson is perky and cracking jokes. To others struggling to move out of first gear and...

Why advanced swimming lessons matter

Swimming is a skill for life. Just like any skill, once you master the basics, it needs to be practiced in order to maintain...

A Family Affair

Spending time with family is high on everyone's priority list, especially at this time of year with Mother's Day on the calendar. For one...

Jacob’s Tips: Underwater skills

If you have ever watched a competition either at the pool or on TV, you may have noticed how much time the elite-level swimmers...

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