susan | May 7th, 2022 | Swimming

Practice independently while playing in an orchestra

Like a musician, a swimmer needs to practice and fine tune their own skills.   Learning to swim and train as a competitive swimmer was the same for me as [...]

susan | May 6th, 2022 | Swimming

Back to swimming foundations for experienced swimmers and why it is worth it.

Experience shows that whatever the standard of swimmer we are never far from the basics fundamentals. Fundamentals of balance and streamlining are at the forefront of a swimmers skill development, […]

susan | February 1st, 2022 | Swimming

A Universal problem

The biggest challenge we face as land mammas is that swimming efficiently is not hard wired in to our DNA, we are four limbed mammals,  we have no gills or [...]

susan | December 17th, 2021 | Swimming

Garmin data post workshop

Many swimmers and triathletes wear Garmin watches  to track their sessions.  Data is undeniably an important way to measure progress and speed and pacing are both metrics.  It is important [...]

susan | November 27th, 2021 | Swimming

Luxborough Lakes

Luxborough Lake runs alongside the River Roding on the border between Buckhurst Hill and Chigwell, just around the corner from Bancroft's School. This beautiful lake has remained closed to the [...]

susan | November 24th, 2021 | Swimming

Emotional Freedom to Thrive

I am fortunate to teach and coach both children and adults and behind every adult is the child, teenager and young adult that came before them.  Any negative memories and [...]