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Masters – some dates for your diary: North Island Masters Short Course Championships 2019:  Whakatane Masters Club is hosting this event on 20th and 21st September.  The closest motel is One88 on Commerce, located about 200metres from the Aquatic Centre.  Online entries are open on the Swimming NZ website using MyPage.              ...


So the Navy pool is closed for a week –  that’s no excuse to pause your training! Here are some alternatives: Start with my favourite, Birkenhead Pool: 33m, outdoor, heated. Entrance $7.30. Winter opening hours  6am to 10am, then 3.30pm to 7pm Free coaching in one lane Monday and Weds between 06:00 and 08:00 a.m....


We are a small community based swim club situated within the Devonport Naval Base. We currently have a part-time position available for a swim coach / instructor to work with a small team coaching 10-18 year olds and master swimmers. Swim sessions are flexible with 8 hours offered consisting of 2x 1 hour morning sessions...


A date has been set for the The 2019 Cheltenham Swim

 ! It is Saturday, March  9th at 9.30am Unlike the North Head Classic, there is just one course, a 2.2km route from Narrow Neck Beach around the coast to Cheltenham Beach, in front of Balmain Reserve. It’s one of the last races of the...


Two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton talks about the aspect of the freestyle stroke that she considers the most important – the catch. The five aspects of the freestyle arm pull are Entry, Catch, Power Phase, Finish and Recovery. Chloe says the catch is the most important part of the stroke because it sets you up to...



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