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One of the biggest problems in open water swimming and triathlon event is exiting the water disorientated. This article covers two quick tips to prevent this from happening: Swim with earplugs. As all races require a cap to swim, you can simply solve this problem with earplugs By ‘hearing’ the water. If earplugs don’t work for you you can simply make sure your cap is above your ears. When the water enters your eardrum it will self balance you as the swimmer The key things to avoid are: Getting water stuck in your cap Breathing on one side only Regardless...

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One of the frequent questions asked by new athletes is, “should I breathe out through the mouth or nose?”

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Babys Swimming, Swimming, Swimming Progression, swimming technique -

Having lived in Singapore now for over a decade, I have experienced time and again an irrational fear of putting newborns in the water. This advise is given to new parents and fear is created. However, in many counties in the world, getting your new born into the water as soon as 2 months old is a fantastic first step in water appreciation and developing a long term love of swimming.Of course when we say have a baby swimming we are referring to one or both parents joining the class. The goal over this first year is imprinting that water...

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One of the first questions I am asked by new swimmers is ‘what is wrong with my technique’. As a swim coach the technical floors of beginner and intermediate swimmers are clear and glaring however to fix these issues becomes a long process. I have come to call the system we use for swimming progression as layering. From a macro viewpoint there are only two things to improved in any swimmer: The engine The technique   If we choose to improve the cardio/ engine in isolation of any technique a swimmer will not develop efficiencies and feel for the water....

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What is wrong with my technique?

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