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208, 2019

AUSTSWIM NSW Conference

At the start of this month I attended the AUSTSWIM state conference with many swim instructors and business owners. These conferences provide a great way for us to keep our skills fresh, share knowledge and connect with others in the industry. Congratulations AUSTSWIM on your 40 years serving the aquatics industry! [...]

108, 2019

Starts & Turns Masterclass

Do you feel like the time has arrived to learn how to dive and tumble turn? In this masterclass you will learn how to use the walls effectively, to start and finish an event to reduce your times. Starts & Turns Masterclass  Date: Saturday, 31st August Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm Location: Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo Coach: Mickaela Mate Prerequisite: You must be [...]

108, 2019

Breaststroke Masterclass

Want to learn how to swim breaststroke correctly? This technically challenging stroke is often seen as the easiest stroke to master, but in fact it is the hardest to swim proficiently.  Breaststroke Masterclass  Date: Saturday, 10th August Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm  Location: Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo Coach: Mickaela Mate Prerequisite: You must be able to swim 50m freestyle Fee: $50 with multi packs available.  [...]

108, 2019

Advanced Stars!

These pictures show you what determination can do. The photo on the left is Marcella after she'd just swum her first 100m. She wasn't confident when she started but she took it steady and easy, learning it's not all about speed, but rather commitment and belief. She surprised herself and made [...]

108, 2019

More for the 25m Club!

It's great to see so these swimmers persevering through winter to hit their 25m goal. A huge shout out and congratulations to Hemi, Rudolf, Zen and Niko. They've all moved up to Beginner 2. The first 25m is the hardest. The next step is 50m and the Intermediate level. Well done [...]

108, 2019

More for the 50m Club!

A loud, enormous congratulations to Maria, Stewart and Julien on joining the 50m Club. They all recently swam their first 50m proficiently in freestyle. A huge milestone! They've progressed to the Intermediate level and I'm sure we'll see some of them at SwimFit very soon! Such a fantastic effort everyone!!

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 [...]