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1406, 2019

We have more Backstrokers!

It was great to see so many at the Backstroke Masterclass last month. Coach Judy said everyone did very well, with many getting the hang of this stroke straight away, while others worked on improving their technique. It was marvellous to see so many improving so quickly.

1406, 2019

25m Club!

A huge congratulations to Cosette and Michelle, who both swam their first 25m in freestyle recently. What a great milestone to reach! On to Beginners 2 for both of you. We hope to celebrate your first 50m with you soon!

806, 2019

Video & Stroke Correction Clinics.

We've opened up our Video and Stroke Correction Clinics to swimmers who are at the Intermediate to Advanced level. If you're preparing for a triathlon, an Iron Man event, or an ocean swim, you would benefit from a clinic with us. We will ensure your technique is up to scratch by filming you above and below [...]

806, 2019

Treading Water Intensive Class.

Develop your confidence in deepwater, learn how to tread water and become more water safe in our Saturday afternoon class, Treading Water Intensive. Join Instructor Evtim and his 60 minute class, where he will teach you how to tread water with the correct technique. You'll get to hang out in the [...]

806, 2019

Butterfly Masterclass!

Butterfly is the ultimate stroke to learn. Not only does it look fabulous, it helps your freestyle no end. If you feel the time has arrived for you take on this stoke, here's the masterclass for you. Butterfly Masterclass  Date: Saturday, 15th June Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm Location: Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo Coach: Judy Cameron Prerequisite: You [...]

806, 2019

More for the 50m Club!

Congratulations to Jocelyn, Pauline, Oanh and Devendra on joining the 50m Club. They all swam their first 50m proficiently in freestyle. A huge milestone! They've all progressed to the Intermediate level and I'm sure we'll see some of them at SwimFit very soon! Such a fantastic effort, everyone!!

806, 2019

A dream job is on its way.

A huge shout out to Edmond, who recently passed his swim assessment as part of the recruitment process to join the NSW Police Force! There are many roles where swimming is a prerequisite to gain employment, the Defence Forces, flight crew for most commercial airlines, the Water Board and many more, [...]

1405, 2019

100m Club!

A huge shout out to Vasi, who swam his first 100m on the last Saturday of the season at Cabarita Swimming Centre. As if that wasn't enough, he then went on and backed it up with 50m of breaststroke. He'd only learned the fundamentals of breaststroke in that class. What a [...]

1704, 2019

More for the 25m and 50m Clubs!

50m Club Wow, what a fantastic effort this past month. A huge shout out to Laura, Leanne, Jackie, Bikash, Barbara, Kerry, Vasi, Peta, Mellissa, Dion and Sylwia. They've all swum their first 50m with reasonable freestyle technique!! This is such a milestone, it's just fantastic. They have all been promoted to [...]

1703, 2019

Register Now for Breaststroke Masterclass on Saturday, 13th April, 2019.

Do you want to learn breaststroke or improve your technique to become more efficient and faster? If your answer is yes, then this is the Masterclass for you. Breaststroke  Masterclass  Date: Saturday, 13th April Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm Location: Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo Coach: Judy Cameron Prerequisite: You must be able to swim 50m freestyle [...]

1403, 2019

Video & Stroke Correction Clinics.

We've opened up our Video and Stroke Correction Clinics to swimmers who are at the Intermediate to Advanced level. If you're preparing for a triathlon, an Iron Man event, or an ocean swim, you would benefit from a session with one of our top coaches, Paul Myatt. Paul will ensure your technique is [...]

1303, 2019

More Treading Water Intensive Classes

Do you want to you to feel like you can jump into deep water without worrying this summer?  We'll continue to run our treading water and basic water safety extended class in 2019. If you're keen to build your confidence in deep water, then register for our Treading Water Intensive by emailing Inquiries@differentstrokesswimming.com.au.

1103, 2019

SwimFit Every Saturday.

There's nothing like 'have a chat kick' at the end of a SwimFit session. Run every Saturday morning, this 60 minute session will help you increase your distance, build your speed, help you learn how to use all the swimming equipment and prepare you for squad. It's the perfect the way [...]

903, 2019

Do you have a water related phobia?

We can survive for about three weeks without food, about 3 days without water but only about 3 minutes without breathing.  Being unable to breathe triggers an incredibly powerful surge of physical and emotional resources as our drive to survive kicks in. Losing consciousness (or even coming close) as a result of [...]

803, 2019

International Women’s Day 2019.

Michelle, Shayne and I celebrated International Women's Day with the wonderful swimmers in the English for Swimming program at Auburn Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre. Such an amazing group of women. We are always so impressed by their ability to utilise the swimming vocabulary they have learned in the classroom as they [...]

1202, 2019

Summer Evenings Are Wonderful!

Monthly Update for January/ February 2019. We've seen some amazing sunsets in the last couple of weeks. If ever there was a time to swim in an outdoor pool, it's definitely now. The skies are just so beautiful! More swimmers who've joined the 50m and 25m Clubs. The team and I [...]

1102, 2019

NSW Government Water Safety Forum

It was great to attend the NSW Government's Water Safety Forum with the Founder of the Swim Sisters Squad, Yusra Metwally. Both the Minister for Multiculturalism, Ray Williams and the Minister for Emergency Services, Troy Grant, along with the CEO of Royal Life Saving and the CEO of Surf Lifesaving NSW, [...]