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Swim smarter not harder, ocean swim strategies that work!

Swim smarter not harder, ocean swim strategies that work!

As a coach I rarely get to train. I do a couple of runs each and also coach a few runs as well which gives me a little bit of cardio. So with limited swimming training each week, how did I get a 3rd (one second away from 2nd) last weekend? I swam smarter not harder. A...
The Sydney Skinny with Sydney Swimmers

The Sydney Skinny with Sydney Swimmers

It’s that time again – The Sydney Skinny and Sydney Swimmers are looking forward to jumping in too! You don’t have to be a gun swimmer to enjoy the Sydney Skinny. Find out more in this YouTube video: Read my other post for more info or hop on their...
Great Australian Swim Series

Great Australian Swim Series

What is an Australia Day without a Harbour Swim to celebrate our great day! Monday 26 January 2015 will see many Sydney Swimmers taking the plunge into the harbour right next to the Opera House. Some people say there’s nothing to see while ocean swimming other...
The itch you can’t scratch, Swimmer’s Ear

The itch you can’t scratch, Swimmer’s Ear

For those of you who’ve experienced the frustration of not being able to hear properly, or the feeling of imbalance caused by swimmers ear, will understand this affliction and its effects. As a swimming coach I’ve seen just about every remedy there is,...
The Sydney Skinny

The Sydney Skinny

Sydney has some of the finest beaches in the world. Often though, you don’t hear about those little tucked away ones in the harbour. One has definitely made a splash on breakfast television, Cobblers Beach. This little beach is in the national park at middle heads....
An Ocean Swim Paradise on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

An Ocean Swim Paradise on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Visiting Bilgola Beach is like taking a holiday away from everything, it truly is one of Sydney’s most idyllic beaches. You could be forgiven for thinking you had landed in a tropical paradise. Given Sydney’s weather at the moment, that might actually be true! We’ve...
I can’t wait to run with Jake

I can’t wait to run with Jake

Last weekend I had the opportunity to do my first run with run coach,  Jake Brindle. This first pic,  Jake calls the “monster walk” or “Russian March” it awakens the hamstring/glute junction. Your core needs to be engaged for this. Hold arms...
How to make your Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim awesome!

How to make your Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim awesome!

Bondi to Bronte is amazing ocean swim and one that is popular on the ocean swimming calendar. The swim is approximately 2.4km. If you’re doing B2B then here’s a few suggestions for making your day a great one. Firstly, might I suggest that you use public...

Looking into 2015

The new year approaches and now’s the time to look at your training for 2015. Swimming Coach, Paul Myatt will be starting a new squad for 2015 called Sydney Swimmers. Sydney Swimmers is an Pool & Ocean Swimming Training Squad offering 14 swim squad, clinic...