Category Archives for Open water Swimming

Conquering Self Doubt

by Carl O’Donnell: Former New Zealand Swimming Champion and 2012 London Olympian Whether an Olympian or a beginner, we all go through periods of self doubt. Can I make the distance? Can I beat my rival? This happens because we don’t know what the outcome of an event is going to be, and that worries […]

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Energy Saving Technique Tips

by Carl O’Donnell: Former New Zealand Swimming Champion and 2012 London Olympian Optimising your technique to save energy when swimming is going to help you swim longer and faster. This is a massive advantage when swimming longer distances in the open water. Check out these energy saving technique tips from SWIM360.         […]

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Keeping it fun

by Carl O’Donnell: Former New Zealand Swimming Champion and 2012 London Olympian It’s easy to get stuck in a boring training routine that leaves you lacking motivation by the end of the season. Sometimes we all need to step back and remember why we’re doing this. It’s meant to be fun! Changing it up in […]

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Dryland workout you can do at home

by Andrew Mackay The aim of creating this was to put together a basic plan that could assist someone wanting to improve their swimming that didn’t have access to a gym to complete this. These sessions could be lengthened by completing more sets or reps but a guideline is provided on the video. The goal […]

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Goggle Hacks for Open Water

by Carl O’Donnell: Former New Zealand Swimming Champion and 2012 London Olympian Any swimmer will know the frustration of having goggle troubles in the middle of a swim. Blinding sunstrike or a bad case of fog can really take away from the enjoyment of open water swimming. I have several goggle hacks that can remedy […]

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Swim Tip 15 – Catching Waves

  This Swim Tip has been created by the experts at Boast Coaching “Feel Relaxed, Set Up the day, Gain Confidence with Boost Coaching’s – Seven Secrets to Swimming Success” Learn More

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Swim Tip 14 – The Pressure Test

  Find out more about the ‘Double Arm Catch’ at www.boostcoaching.co.nz/double-arm-catch   This Swim Tip has been created by the experts at Boast Coaching “Feel Relaxed, Set Up the day, Gain Confidence with Boost Coaching’s – Seven Secrets to Swimming Success” Learn More

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Swim Tip 13 – Exiting the Water

  This Swim Tip has been created by the experts at Boast Coaching “Feel Relaxed, Set Up the day, Gain Confidence with Boost Coaching’s – Seven Secrets to Swimming Success” Learn More

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Swim Tip 12 – Get over em

  This Swim Tip has been created by the experts at Boast Coaching “Feel Relaxed, Set Up the day, Gain Confidence with Boost Coaching’s – Seven Secrets to Swimming Success” Learn More

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Swim Tip 11 – Running in Shallow Water

  This Swim Tip has been created by the experts at Boast Coaching “Feel Relaxed, Set Up the day, Gain Confidence with Boost Coaching’s – Seven Secrets to Swimming Success” Learn More

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