| February 1st, 2021 | Swimming

What is your definition?

What is your definition of the word swim?  Here are some examples of some Bancroft’s students and teachers.   "The definition of swimming is how to not panic when going [...]

| January 13th, 2021 | Swimming

Swimming leaving you exhausted?

  Swimming can be overly tiring, even for fit individuals with good endurance levels.  Sound familiar? Swimming is the most efficiency intensive activity.  How well you swim is determined 80% [...]

| January 11th, 2021 | Swimming

Have Courage in Simplicity

One thing that irritates me about my partner is the way he gives directions.  So detailed, so precise, so exact. I switch off, my brain wanders and I get lost! Coaches [...]

| September 13th, 2020 | Swimming

Half the English Channel

Swim & Tonic signed up to do swim the English Channel in 2019 as a relay team of six;  swimandtonic.org are a movement of people who connect by swimming.  For [...]

| July 5th, 2020 | Swimming

Channel Relay Prep

As a Coach it’s important to take myself out of my own comfort zone from time to time.  Having turned down several offers to join English Channel relay teams in [...]

| June 3rd, 2020 | Swimming

The shape you’re in

History shows that there are coaches who make a lasting impact on their sport, their impact and knowledge is shared with others and within that sport some gain 'Legend' status. [...]