Health & Fitness

Types of Training by Mark Morgan.

This is the second in a series of columns designed to help you swim at your best at meets, or just better appreciate your swimming experience. Countless words have been written over the years about the different types of training

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Fast Five with Jenny Whiteley

Jenny’s early swimming career began in primary school when she commenced training sessions at Ryde pool under the guidance of Forbes Carlile’s coaching team. Jenny continued to swim competitively until around 16-17 years of age, swimming up to 13 sessions

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See and Fix Basics of Butterfly by Bill Moorcroft

BUTTERFLY Two kicks for every pull. MEDIUM kick the hands IN. MAJOR kick the hands OUT. KICKING KEY POINTS STROKE FAULTS FAULT CORRECTIONS      Dolphin undulating Movement through lower back is essential      Knees bend slightly on downbeat – as feet

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Taper and the ‘Older’ Athlete by Coach Karlyn Pipes

The “big” meet looms on the horizon. All season long you have worked hard, met training goals and maintained focus. Now comes the taper. Yikes! How long should you taper? How much should you train? What happens if the taper doesn’t work?These are

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Shoulder Pain – What are the Risk Factors in Masters Swimmers?

Shoulder Pain – What are the Risk Factors in Masters Swimmers? Peter Reaburn PhD Introduction Many years ago when I was a 35 year old young buck, I had a conversation with a couple of Miami Masters legends, John Crisp

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