3rd Annual: John Porter Cup – Sat, April 23rd 2016

3rd Annual: John Porter Cup – Sat, April 23rd 2016

The third edition of the famous John Porter Sprint Cup is happening on Saturday the 23th of April, 10:15am @ Perth College John Porter himself (a club member for 15+ years) will be here to present it ! This fun event is based on two handicapped races, a 50m Freestyle event and a 50m Backstroke event. You must swim both events to be eligible for the cup, and it’s your combined time that counts. Handicaps will be based on the lane you normally swim in and some kind of estimate of your current best time. The Cup is back up for grabs from last year’s winner Troy, lets see who will be the next one to have his name engraved on it ?? Following the JPS Cup, we’ll have the BBQ cranking and rustle up some bacon’n’egg burgers at $5 each, so bring your...

Flutter Kick Technique

Flutter Kick has 2 Purposes: Propulsion: Approximately 10% of swimming speed comes form your kick.  Body Stability: Kicking stabilises the body both left and right as well as keeping the body level in the water. Common Flutter Kick Mistakes Large kick: legs kick too wide, creating more drag and resistance. Bicycle kick: knees bend too much, and the power generated by the hips is lost.  Kicking with bend knees means that you only use power from your knees. Flutter Kick Tips Relax your ankles. Only bend your knees slightly. Generate the kick from the hips. Keep the kick small and consistent. This video demonstrates good flutter kick...
Effortless Swimming Freestyle Stroke Correction Clinic

Effortless Swimming Freestyle Stroke Correction Clinic

Effortless Swimming is putting on a 3-hour freestyle stroke correction clinic with underwater filming and analysis that helps swimmers and triathletes improve their technique and efficiency by using the latest stroke development techniques.  All clinics are run by specifically trained Effortless Swimming coaches who have have competed or coached at a National or International level but have experience working with all levels of swimmers.   For more information head to Effortless Swimming’s website...
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