Writing an annual training plan
An plan provides a framework that directs swimmer training and provides continuity and consistency
Stroke Rate Tips
Many swimmers may have found their stroke rate has dropped due to inconsistent swimming, lack of fitness and age.
It is essential a streamlined body position is maintained to enable the swimmer to move through the water with the least resistance.
Breathing - it's vital!
One of the first areas to look at when you have a new swimmer joining your squad is breathing.
Mark Morgan Blogs
A series of 9 columns designed to help you swim at your best at meets, or just appreciate your swimming more.....
Bill Moorcroft blogs
A series of articles on heart rate monitoring, stroke rates, stoke correction, drills.......
Karlyn Pipes on Tapering
All season long you have worked hard, met training goals and maintained focus. Now comes the taper.....
Sally Bell on Pacing
In almost all situations going out too hard, i.e. expending too much energy in the first half of a race, means that.....
There is a huge advantage using underwater filming compared to over the water shooting with a Phone or tablet
Swim Session Planning
This paper outlines elements or characteristics that underpin the preparation and delivery of
swim sessions by Masters Coaches.
Greg Gourley - swim set planning
It is really important as a Masters Coach to promote a sense of community and belonging in these squads. These sets mix up swimmers from all abilities, enabling them to swim with people they may not normally do. Check out this Powerpoint presentation.
Information for Competitors
Please ensure that any new members get to read this comprehensive article before competition.....