Open Turn Mistakes to Avoid

Open Turn Mistakes to Avoid

In swimming, an open turn might seem pretty straightforward…you touch the wall, turn around, and keep swimming. In reality, it’s not quite that simple. 

Whether you’re racing butterfly, breaststroke or IM, or you prefer open turns to flip turns, it’s time to take your turns to the next level!

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What are buoyancy shorts?

What are Buoyancy Shorts?

Neoprene swim shorts are the hottest training tool to hit the pool deck since the pull buoy and are exploding in popularity, especially among triathletes. Every major wetsuit brand has a selection of these buoyancy shorts – HUUB have a couple to choose from as do Orca, Zoot, Head, Zone3 and Blueseventy. So what are they?

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Stretching For Swimmers

Stretching For Swimmers

Stretching before a workout will do your body wonders with any physical activity. Although swimming is a low-impact sport, there is still risk to injury for those who hit the pool regularly. Having a good stretching routine to help improve your range of motion and your training longevity is beneficial. Whether swimming is a hobby or a full-time job, a few minutes of stretching can keep the body healthy.

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Aquasphere Defy Ultra - Experience Infinite Vision

Conquer open waters and be the champion of your next goal. The DEFY.Ultra swim mask features an all-new DuoCurve180 lens, offering panoramic vision both laterally and vertically, ultra-thin silicone Precision  Fit Technology skirt for a comfortable, leak-free seal and a groundbreaking ultra-light frameless design for reduced drag in the water. Prepare to lock in your new personal best time with a low-profile hydrodynamic design and the Quick Fit Buckle 2.0 on the strap.

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When To Start Your Childrens Swimming Lessons

When To Start Your Childrens Swimming Lessons

Starting swimming lessons can be a daunting task, even for the grown adult. But it is important for every child to know water survival skills as well as how to swim and keep them safe around water. Here is an age-by-age guide on swimming lessons for kids so you know what to expect and when it is best for you to get your children into swimming.

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How to Prepare Yourself for A Swim Meet

How to Prepare Yourself for A Swim Meet

With championship season on the go, swimmers are priming up for their big meets of the year. After months of investing all of those early mornings and seemingly impossible main sets, the opportunity to reap the benefits of all of your hard work is upon you. So how do you prepare for a swim meet? Here are some tips.

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Learning How To Dive In - 3 Easy Steps

Diving into the pool can be an intimidating experience, especially for those taking their first plunge. Even confident swimmers may find the prospect of diving a bit daunting initially. Here are three steps to help you learn how to dive into the water.

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4 Ways to Finish a Tough Swim

4 Ways to Finish a Tough Swim

With the new year just passed, many swimmers are heading back to the pool and face unique challenges when returning. Returning to a workout can be tough and can be hard to maintain motivation. Here are four ways to help swimmers get through a tough workout.

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Pullbuoys: A Comprehensive Guide for Swimmers

The Different Types Of Pull Buoys

Pullbuoys are buoyant pieces of foam that swimmers hold between their thighs whilst swimming to help keep their legs and hips at the surface of the water. This allows swimmers to stop kicking and concentrate exclusively on pulling and body rotation, and can also help increase arm strength.


There are different kinds of pull buoys that can be used and may help swimmers for different reasons. The right shape and buoyancy can make quite a bit of difference in the value pull buoys provide, and this guide outlines the various benefits of different pull buoy styles.

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Why You Should Use Swim Care Products - Before and After A Swim

Why You Should Use Swim Care Products - Before and After A Swim

Whether you swim recreationally or competitively, jumping into the pool is an exciting event that you don't want to wait around to get in! While chlorine’s harsh effects on the scalp get all the attention, it turns out that pool chemicals may be equally unkind to your skin if you’re not careful. Here's why you should use swim care products before and after a swim.

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Swimming Pool Safety For Kids -Tips For Parents

Swimming Pool Safety For Kids: Tips For Parents

With the warm weather now in full swing, everyone is excited to have some fun in the sun at the swimming pool with their little ones. But before you jump in the water, it is crucial to prioritise pool safety for your children to let you have a more joyful and accident-free swimming experience.

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3 Tips To Improve Your Swimming Pace

3 Tips To Improve Your Swimming Pace

Swimming pace is vital for any swimmer as it doesn’t just allow you to preserve energy but also to be more efficient in the water and help you with forward propulsion. 

There are not many secrets to be learnt on how to improve your swim pace, but here are three tips to help your swim become more under control with a consistent and efficient rhythm and pace.

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