Coaching Corner: Bilateral Breathing.

Why swimmers should be encouraged to breathe both sides. Swimmers who only breathe to one side often have a number of stroke flaws which tend to develop when breathing to only one side. These include crossovers, scissor kicks, timing problems

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Goal Setting for MSA 2020 Nationals!

Have you got a few goals in mind for the 2020 Masters Swimming Australia National Championships in Sydney? Maybe you’d like to hit a few new personal best times? Maybe aim to try a new event… something outside your comfort zone.

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Sign Up to the Masters Swimming NSW Digital Member Newsletter.

Introducing the Masters Swimming NSW official e-news! Sign up to the digital newsletter where you can receive your monthly member newsletter and important information delivered straight to your inbox! Just click on the link below, add your details and you’ll

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2019 Thredbo Swim Camp

Masters NSW is holding a swimming camp at Thredbo on the October long weekend. There are spots left for medium and fast lane swimmers. The camp will run from the afternoon of Friday 4 October until the morning of Monday

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Official’s & Coach’s – Polo Shirt Orders!

Official Masters Swimming NSW ‘Coaches’ Polo Shirts and ‘Officials’ Polo Shirts are available to order via the Masters Swimming NSW office.  To order your shirt, please download the form below, complete and forward to the MSNSW office ASAP.    Coaches

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Sapphire Coast Adult Swimming Weekend! June 8 & 9, 2019.

Join us for two days of events for adult swimmers at the Sapphire Aquatic Centre on June 8 & 9, 2019.  Swim easier and Improve your style! Freestyle Workshop & Clinic for adult swimmers aged 18 y/old to 88+ y/old

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Stroke Technique Clinic
Goulburn, June 16

Masters Swimming NSW (MSNSW), in conjunction with Goulburn Mulwaree Council, are hosting an ADULT learn to swim clinic at Goulburn Aquatic Centre on Sunday 16 June. These classes are offered FREE to local swimmers who want to learn a new

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Coaching Tips: Body Position.

When coaching swimmers, one of the first areas to observe is the body position in the water. It is essential a streamlined body position is maintained to enable the swimmer to move through the water with the least resistance. A

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Breathing. It’s Vital!

One of the first areas to look at when you have a new swimmer joining your squad is breathing. Sounds simple enough but the holding of breath is a very common problem that many take through to adulthood. This can cause

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Investigating a Tempo Timer

After a few years of avoiding using a tempo timer ( excuses included bing too busy, just got to swim the set, don’t know how to work it etc), I reluctantly used a tempo timer last week. Greg Gourley (who is a

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