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Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult - Episode 2

David Spencer is a broadcaster with more than twenty years experience in radio in the UK, a music lover and mentor to budding journalists and broadcasters, He presents a series looking at the challenges of learning to swim as an adult. David, a complete beginner at the age of 46, has had a fear of water (or drowning) all his life. In edited version of episode 2 we hear from Olympic medal swimmers…
Date: 15:38:12 24.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Teaching

Sally Goble’s endurance and arctic swimming adventures

Episode I0 of the Live Beyond podcast featues a chat with Sally Goble, Head of Quality at the Guardian newspaper and swimmer extraordinaire. For her 50th birthday, Sally decided to swim a mile each day in 50 different pools in London for 50 days. A great celebration! Sally's love of endurance swimming all started with a somewhat random adventure swimming holiday in Greece. Since then, …
Date: 10:53:14 15.09.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Endurance

FINA ITU Workshop - Safety in open water swimming

Margo Mountjoy - Safety in open water swimming  science+triathlon, 2013, Magglingen, Švica
Date: 11:55:22 22.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Safety

By George that was a Talent Camp to remember

George Symonds of Clevedon ASC shares some of the great memories of the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp he attended for young athletes, coaches and officials. On arrival we were given our bags for the weekend. This consisted of a blue t-shirt which we had to wear that day, a pink top, a white one and a yellow one. Also I had a work booklet, hoodie, water bottle and lanyard.   …
Date: 09:54:47 15.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Talent

H2Open Issue 1

H2Open Feb / Mar 2011  A bi-monthly Open Water Swimming magazine, produced for ZG Publishing Ltd.
Date: 18:45:49 06.01.2016
Categories: CoachingOpen Water
Keywords:  Open Water

Swim Mate Issue 2

Issue 2, 2012 of Swim Mate  Australian openwater swimming magazine
Date: 18:42:51 06.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Open Water

Swim Mate Issue 1

Swim MateIssue 1 2012 of Australian Open Water Swimming Magazine
Date: 18:39:59 06.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Open water

Swimming Technique, Fall 2015

- The Role of Assistant Coach Technique Preparation for the 2016 Olympics - Effect of an Instructional Intervention on Swimming Technique & Performance - Improve Your Backstroke Starts - Diving Into Meet Warmup - A Little Bit of Magic - Swimming Breaststroke From the Hands Down - Developing the "Boxer's Muscle' for Swimming - Brain Over Brawn - The Breaststroke Turn - Out In …
Date: 10:36:43 07.11.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Technique

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 201515 things swimmers are tired of hearing. 5 pieces of advice from a college swimmer. 5 ways to mentally stay afloat in the pool. Olympian Claire Donahue sets world records in Masters swimming debut. Tony Azevedo named PAC 12 water polo player of the century. Swimmers without borders: international student-athletes adjust to swimming in the US. 6 simple …
Date: 09:30:19 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Masters, College

Triathlon Training Plan Zone October

Training plan zone octoberStay injury free. Change your attitude. Nail your open water swim with performance enhancing tips.
Date: 02:52:10 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Triathlon

Crossing Hell's Mouth

This 2012 film tells the story of Frank Chalmers, an open water swimmer who is setting off on the challenge of his life. Having successfully swum the English Channel, Frank has been training for over a year in preparation for his toughest swim yet; to cross the Pentland Firth. This notoriously treacherous stretch of water separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland and is home to some …
Date: 10:51:22 14.09.2015
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Documentary