March 1, 2021
In this second podcast in our special series on swimming stroke technique we talk about Backstroke.
We present the Fabulous Five Technique Tips and Tricks to help you teach and coach the stroke of backstroke.
BONUS TIP: Don't over complicate backstroke! The body position is simple - it's like laying down flat looking up at the stars or like walking down the street. Keep it simple!
February 22, 2021
In this first podcast in our special series on swimming stroke technique we talk about Butterfly. We present the Fabulous Five Technique Tips and Tricks to help you teach and coach the stroke of butterfly.
February 16, 2021
This podcast presents the Top Ten Technique Tips and discusses how to use them to improve the technique of your learners regardless of their age or level of experience.
February 8, 2021
In this podcast we consider what to do when your class and your teaching are just not working.
February 1, 2021
In this podcast we talk about partnering with parents / carers and how they can work with you in accelerating the learning and rate of improvement of your swimmers.
January 25, 2021
Your lesson plan is important. So too is having your teaching environment set up and ready to go on time. But it's the first 30 seconds of your lesson that really matter.
In this podcast we talk about the first 30 seconds of your lesson and how making an immediate and authentic connection with the swimmers determines the success of your class.
January 18, 2021
In this podcast I discuss how to go about following a DAILY BETTER TEACHING ROUTINE. Five simple, practical and enjoyable things you can do each day during the COVID crisis that will super-charge your swimming teaching.
January 7, 2021
When I think about the great swimming teachers I’ve met, observed and worked with over the past 30 years, the one thing that defines their greatness above all is that they CARE.
They care about their students. They care about their teaching. They care about the quality of their lessons. A great swimming teacher really CARES!
In this podcast I present the 5 Qualities of Great Swimming Teachers.