'Hold of the water' is something that coaches often talk about to swimmers. It's normally a good thing and you can sometimes feel when you are doing it well, but how do you define it? More importantly what can you do to improve it?
Perhaps the approach of your new national coach, Bill Sweetenham, from Australia, will change all this. Australia's loss, Britain's gain!!
From the parent of an up-and-coming Aussie swimmer who has blossomed under the care and attention of Bill Sweetenham.
The arrival of the above message in response to our article about Sue Rolph's comments on British … Continue Reading→
The Olympic swimming drew to a close on Saturday at the end of 8 days of quite astounding competition. The British challenge may have been disappointing, but for swimming as a whole, the meet was tremendous. Picking our highlights was extremely difficult, but here goes...
race of the weekWith so many high quality … Continue Reading→
Following her failure to make the 200m IM final at the Olympics Sue Rolph launched a blistering attack on the facilities available for Britain's elite swimmers. She seemed to imply that had she had the same facilities as, for example, Ian Thorpe for the last four years, that her performance would have been much … Continue Reading→
There are loads of sites out there dedicated to the Olympics - we aren't going to try and beat them, but we will try and show you where you can find the best information on the web, so below you can find what we believe to be the best places for Olympic information. Happy … Continue Reading→