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Education

Have you got that sinking feeling in whitewater?

Does it feel like you’re going nowhere fast when swimming in whitewater? Learn how the density of water affects your ability to swim efficiently in turbulent whitewater and how to best negotiate it.

Education

Respecting the toothless tiger

Taking on big and rough looking surf conditions at an event can be tough, but you shouldn’t be making it harder on yourself by forgetting some of the basics of surf navigation.

Technique

All good strokes come in threes

Freestyle is the go-to stroke in ocean swimming, but to be a truly effective ocean swimmer you’ll also need an efficient backstroke and breaststroke technique.

Education

Q&A: When are big waves, too big?

How do you know when the waves are too big for you? Is it as simple as finding out the wave height, or is there more to it?

Education

What’s the time Mr Rip?

Learn how to navigate rip currents more efficiently and reduce the chance of swimming onto sandbanks and into the surf zone.

Technique

4 Steps To Better Body Surfing

There are four steps that need to come together in order to body surf effectively, master these and you’ll take your body surfing to the next level.

Training

The benefits of barefoot training

Dry land fitness is likely to form part of your overall ocean fitness training plan, and there’s no better place to do these than barefoot on the beach!

Education

You need to be swimming more

If you want to be strong and confident swimming in the ocean, it all starts with being a strong and confident swimmer.

Education

The power of reflection

The ocean provides us with endless opportunities to learn from our mistakes, test our skills, and develop our surf sense – if we take the time to reflect.

Education

Different strokes for different folks

When transferring from the pool to open water, there are some slight variations you can make to your swimming stroke when waves, wind chop and swimmer wash make the water surface bumpier.

Health

Em’s Blissfull Breakfast Berry Smoothie

If you struggle to find something healthy and delicious for breakfast that will keep you kicking on throughout the morning try this tasty breakfast berry smoothie.

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