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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...

Jacob’s Tips: Choosing goggles

There is nothing worse than swimming with a pair of goggles that fit incorrectly or keep getting water in them. When you are choosing...

Jacob’s Tips: Appropriate swimwear

Making sure your child has appropriate swimwear is essential to improving their swimming. If you want your child to make some big changes to...

How to use fins in your swim training

When you are at the pool you might see people in the water using a range of equipment, and wonder what the benefits are...

How to use paddles in your swim training

When you are at the pool you might see people in the water using a range of equipment, and wonder what the benefits are...

How to use a pull buoy in your swim training

When you are at the pool you might see people in the water using a range of equipment, and wonder what the benefits are...

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