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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...

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...

Smart swimming

Learning to swim can be difficult at the best of times, however, we often see people making it harder for themselves! It is important that...

Weight training and cardio – together or separate?

Which should I do first - cardio or weights? Is doing cardio better than lifting weights for me? These are two questions I’ve found...

Why you should add a snorkel to your gear bag

One piece of equipment that you might want to consider adding to your gear bag is a training snorkel. A snorkel is a great...

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...

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 technique

This month’s focus is on correct breathing position, as well as the correct timing of the breaths your child takes. This is extremely important...

Jacob’s Tips: Racing

With the AUT Millennium Swim School Carnival coming up this month, I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate this month's 'tips'...

How to use a kickboard 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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5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

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

Creating strong partnerships: The National Training Centre

AUT Millennium’s 50/50 partnership with AUT University in 2009 and subsequent partnership with High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has brought together the very...

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...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

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...

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