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Why People Are Swimming in Freezing Water

Forget dipping your toe in the deep end. In countries around the world, intrepid swimmers of all ages plunge into ice-cold waters for a thrill that can feel as sharp as daggers--and bragging rights that last all winter. In this Time, The Brief podcast Jamie Ducharme welcomes you to the fun and frigid world of cold-water swimming. The hobby is nothing new.  View Ducharme's …
Date: 17:27:44 06.03.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Cold, Ice

Gluteal Function in swimmers

This SSC Sports Medicine podcast features a talk with Dr Adam Semciw about his paper " Gluteal Muscle function and Size in Swimmers" his background, the study in more depth and where the research is going.
Date: 11:44:43 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Muscle

Strength and Power for Swimming with Vern Gambetta

SSC Sports Medicine* podcast features a talk with Vern Gambetta on the pool deck in Portland, Oregon about strength and power training, periodisation and timing of dry land training for swimming.  Topics cover 'go to' exercises, the role of multi chain single arm symmetry lifts, the need to prepare to swim, not swim to prepare and also touch on the performance benefits of …
Date: 11:35:44 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Turns, Periodisation, Dry-land

Get Clear in the New Year

This little workbook from Vivien Fantin Next Act Coaching is designed to get you thinking about how you can make 2018 better than 2017. It’s about asking yourself, how, specifically, do you want 2018 to be different to 2017?? What do you want to make happen? What concrete actions will you take to make it different? And what do you not want to repeat? Print it off old-school …
Date: 17:58:03 16.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Goal Setting,

Highlights from the Youth Physical Development Model

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead, picks out his personal highlights from the Youth Physical Development Model - developed by Rhodri Lloyd and Jon Oliver from Cardiff Metropolitan University and integrated into UK Coaching’s new Fundamentals of Movement workshop. Sport Scotland, in partnership with UK Coaching, developed a video animation explaining the …
Date: 09:30:49 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Development

Interview with Rod Carr

Bob Ballard's interview from Dec 2016 with Rod Carr, Chair of UK Sport on funding for 2020. Rod Carr - Chair UK Sport on Funding for 2020An audioBoom post by bobballard
Date: 15:22:12 05.03.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding

O'Neall vs Phelps

Relive one of Michael Phelps greatest achievements in competition vs retired professional basketball player Shaquille O'Neall.
Date: 11:21:51 09.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fun

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

Sports Management 1 May 2016 Issue 120

Sports Management 1 May 2016 Issue 120  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry. | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 14:35:30 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding

Impact of PE and school sport premium

Research into the impact of the PE and school sport premium has found that 99% of schools reported a positive impact on fitness and healthy lifestyles. The PE and sport premium is a cross-government funding initiative for schools to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The results from the current report are from a survey of 586 primary schools in the first year …
Date: 18:11:12 22.12.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Schools, PE

Number of women in senior sport roles revealed

Download the latest iteration of the annual Trophy Women? research - Trophy Women? 2015 - No more Board Games - funded by Comic Relief with support from Sport England and UK Sport. The report assesses the number of women in board and executive positions in sport organisations in the UK and provides recommendations on how to increase gender diversity in sport leadership. Visit …
Date: 11:17:07 10.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Equality

350 years of Swimming Fashion

The external infographic below highlights various types of swimming fashion that have come and gone. Take a look at what people wore to the beach for the past 350 years and the changes, either for decency or function. Which one is your favourite?
Date: 11:46:36 22.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fashion

Preserving club histories

Over time, administrators and officers collect pictures, documents, videos and other general items detailing a great deal of the day to day history of their clubs. Founded in 1860, Brighton Swimming Club is England's oldest continuously formed Swimming Club. Take a look how they have preserved their historical records for the digital Archives / Memories. Brighton Swimming Club …
Date: 14:13:53 16.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Clubs