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Multi-talented teachers take national titles!

When they’re not poolside teaching the life skill of swimming, a number of our talented instructors are competing against the best in New Zealand. At...

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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What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

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Sporting success relies on three important qualities. The first is speed of implementation. In the heat of the battle, acting quickly, almost without thinking, can...

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...

EP 62 – Richie Patterson – Where Strength Comes from

"The excitement I get as coach far exceeds what I get as an athlete. To help others push their boundaries and overcome obstacles is...

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“You can’t make excuses. You had to wake up every morning to train. You had to eat the right foods and make sure you...

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