Coffee & Coaching Episode 9: 6 Steps to Improve your Confidence in Open Water

Episode 9

Title: 6 Steps to Improve your Confidence in Open Water

Episode Description: 

Swimming in the open water can be so scary! Even for the most advanced athletes! In this episode we...

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How Kelly Learnt to Swim: A Lesson in Humility and Persistence

In November of 2018, I had just returned from a 6-week study trip to New York. I’d eaten a lot of bagels, a lot of pizza and very few green vegetables. I complained about how unfit I was to...

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Swimming Lingo - Understanding Your Coach

You return to that 0545 swim session after a few weeks, or months, away from swim training. Everyone is reluctantly removing their warm layers, putting on their swim caps and slowly making their...

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Pool Etiquette

The Black Line

It’s easy enough to lose concentration swimming. Singing “Just keep swimming, Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming,...

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Best Fins For Swimming

The Type of Fins We Recommend - Video Below. 

Often when people join our swim squad they think using fins means they’re taking the easy way out or slacking off… not true!

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Don't Hold Your Breath

One of the common mistakes people make when swimming (especially in the open water) is forgetting to exhale in the water. Most people hold their breathe, than blow out at the last minute once the...

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Video: Lane Hops

Next time you're at swim squad ask your coach if you can do this drill. Great fun, and includes a few Open Water Skills. The more people the better! 

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Equipment you Need in your Swim Bag

Before we even get to packing your swim bag I have two golden pieces of advice that will simplify the relationship between you and your swimming equipment. The first is to pack everything the...

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