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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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Elite Triathletes, Ironman, Ironman Race Tips -

Over the course of a season there are a handful a races that mentally and physically you can ‘dip into the account’. What this generally means is that you do a full buildup, quality speed phase and taper in order to create a window of ‘peaking’. If you get it right and the conditions are set up, you are able to push past limits that you may have on yourself and have the race of your life.With reference to the weekends 70.3 Ironman World Champs in South Africa, it was clearly a highly competitive race at the top of the...

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ITU World Champs, Metasport Triathlon, Triathlon -

It now has been 4 years since my first article on Singapore Age Group Teams at World Champs.

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open water swimming, Swimming, Tri Edge Radio, Tri Edge Team -

Tri Edge Team is fortunate to be able to situate ourselves on the East Coast of Singapore for all of our Triathlon training and open water swimming.  Here is a quick areal clip of the Aloha water center that we base the open water swims and race simulation sessions out of.  

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open water swimming, Swimming, swimming technique, triathlon swimming -

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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