Swimming Aids – Swim Paddles

Have no idea what swim paddles are? Perhaps the video below can provide you with some enlightenment. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXx_F01V6x0 Swim paddles are normally used by seasoned swimmers. However, how useful are they really? Firstly, think of swim paddles as...

Swimming Strokes – The Backstroke

As its name suggests, the backstroke is swum on your back. It emphasize on working out and strengthening the back muscles. If you have yet to read the article on Elementary Backstroke, I would suggest you to do so first. Before going into the details, here’s a...

Swimming Basics – Sculling Water

Before learning any swim strokes, the very basic techniques are required for a start. Sculling water is probably one of the first few techniques that anyone new to swimming would learn. It uses horizontal movement of your arms in the water to keep your head above the...

Swimming Strokes – The Freestyle

The freestyle or front crawl is the most energy efficient as well as fastest swim stroke. However, many beginners faced obstacles when learning the stroke due to the face being submerged and the need to rotate for breathing. Let’s take a look at what the...