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In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

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Swimfit Tips

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From falling behind to fin-tastic

Trying to keep up with your swim buddy during your Swimfit pool sessions can be frustrating and many people assume that using a pair of fins will help them to build leg strength and get that extra edge.

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Hydration ‘How-to’: Isotonic, Hypertonic or H20

There are so many different sports drinks on the market today, each one offering something new, something different, something more beneficial than the last. So what is the truth about ‘sports’ drinks?

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Swimfit Training Camp: Keep Your Head Down

Breaststroke is a the most common stroke used by recreational swimmers but many people like to take a steady pace without submerging themselves fully in the water.

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From Screw to Can-Do

A screw kick is a baffling and frustrating trait for many breaststroke swimmers which can put them off the stroke completely.

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Front crawl breathing tips

For many learners and even those returning to swimming after a break, breathing is the one aspect of front crawl which feels the most unnatural.

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Swimfit Training Camp: James Gibson’s Sprint Tips

To celebrate James Gibson’s imminent return to GB shores as Interim Sprint Coach at Loughborough University, we asked the former world 50m breaststroke champion to share some of his secrets with British Gas Swimfit.

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Swimfit Training Camp: Back to basics

While it may not be the most fashionable, backstroke ticks a lot of boxes for all different types of swimmer.

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Michael Jamieson’s top tips for a champion swim

Breaststroke is one of the first strokes we learn when taking to the water, but are you making swimming harder for yourself than it needs to be?

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Swimfit Training Camp: Kicking the habit

Whether you swim at a health club, private pool or public leisure centre, you’ll struggle to find a pool without an array of equipment helpfully strewn around pool deck.

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Swimfit Training Camp: How to swim straight

With so many elements to think about when swimming up and down, from preventing your legs from sinking to perfecting your breathing pattern, heading in a straight line may become a bigger feat than expected.

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Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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