Eat Well, Feel Good

March 8, 2017

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Swimming is a great sport for a healthy lifestyle. Apart from exercise, receiving proper nutrition is important to ensure your body gets the necessary fuel it needs to perform well. It also prevents problems like low blood sugar and dehydration. Especially if you are a swimming coach, being well-nourished …

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Golden Advice For Newbie Coaches

March 1, 2017

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Like any other job, the first day at the pool can be nerve-racking. What should you teach at your very first lesson? How do you manage a group of kids? As a swimming instructor, you’ll need more than just swimming skills to help your students grow into strong …

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Swimming Ailments – Prevention & Cure

February 25, 2017

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While swimming is relatively fun and safe, spending a lot of time in the water can lead to minor discomforts caused by organisms found in pool waters. No need to sound the alarm bells yet – we’ve got you covered with tips on managing …

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Let The Coach Be The Coach

February 18, 2017

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It is a natural instinct for a parent to always want the best for their child and ensure that they are safe and protected always. This, however, can sometimes come across as overbearing and intrusive. The issue of parents or caregivers stepping over the line of being excessively …

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Carve a fun career out of swimming

February 11, 2017

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You don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to make a living out of swimming – if you have an innate passion for swimming and consider the cool waters your happy place, these fun jobs will turn your favourite hobby …

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What’s your swimming stroke?

February 4, 2017

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Swimming is a great leisure pursuit. From beginners to competitive swimmers, most people have a preferred swimming stroke that they take to the pool. Here are some of the more popular swimming strokes that are generally used in competitive swimming …

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A part-time job that doesn’t suck

January 26, 2017

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We all remember our first part-time job – or rather, the horrors of it. More often than not, our first jobs were in the F&B and retail industry, spent dealing with pompous customers and lifting heavy plates of food we could never …

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Keep Calm and Splash Along!

January 19, 2017

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The next time you think of jumping into a pool and start swimming laps, consider doing some warm-up exercises to prepare your muscles before you strain them. It might add an extra 10 to 15 minutes to your workout, but it helps reduce the risk of injuries, muscle …

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Managing kids at the pool

January 13, 2017

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Children have a relatively short attention span and constantly need to be stimulated otherwise they become distracted or disruptive. As such, swimming teachers have to find alternative strategies to teach them the fundamentals of swimming and follow through …

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Traits of an excellent swimming instructor

January 6, 2017

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Teaching swimming is a fun job to do that pays well and doesn’t take up too much time. But it can be a little challenging especially when you have a class of children to teach. To keep your lessons fun…

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