Swim Parent Support

Swim Parent Support

Gold Class Swimming are well known for their swim clinics throughout Australia. With hundreds of swimmers each year participating in them, lead coach Leigh Nugent came to the realisation that while the swimmers and coaches were well supported, a majority of parents...
Parent Patience Required as Pools Re-Open

Parent Patience Required as Pools Re-Open

For a majority of parents and swimmers, the pending re-opening of swimming pools around Australia and in many other countries is a big step back to re-gaining some normality in their life. The announcements that pools can re-open under strict guidelines have started....
Supporting Parents of Competitive Swimmers

Supporting Parents of Competitive Swimmers

The sport of swimming is facing a major disruption around the world due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). With swimming pools closed and social distancing restrictions in place preventing squad training and other social interactions that swim clubs usually provide,...
How to Correct a Short Stroke in Freestyle

How to Correct a Short Stroke in Freestyle

QUESTION: Hi, in freestyle my child has a short stroke both at entry and at the end of the pull. How can this be corrected? Are there drills they can work on? Thank you Jenny ANSWER: Hi Jenny, For swimmers who short stroke at the beginning and end of their stroke I...
5 Tips For Maximising Your Pre-Race Warmup

5 Tips For Maximising Your Pre-Race Warmup

The pre-race warmup can make or break your performance on competition day. Find out the top 5 tips to maximise your pre-race warmup time to ensure you are at your optimal condition in time for your event. Know what time you need to be at the pool for warm up. Prior to...