| April 15th, 2021 | Swimming

Back to Swimming Guide

After any long break from the water…you’re both excited to get back in and maybe also a little nervous.  Here is a Back to swim guide  to help you along the […]

| March 1st, 2021 | Swimming


I often get asked for Goggle recommendations. I've worn Predator Flex for years and recently bought some Orca Killa Vision goggles, which I swam with during my Channel relay.  They [...]

| February 28th, 2021 | Swimming

Common Mistakes

As swimmers the common mistakes we make come from simply being human! Using our limbs with a land mammal brain and trying to overcome the water resistance, in the process [...]

| 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 21st, 2021 | Swimming

Diversity within the Sport that Saves Lives

Water is incapable of prejudice, yet swimming comes with plenty of cultural and social history, accessibility issues and misconceptions, which has lead to generations of families unable to swim, many [...]

| 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% [...]