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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.

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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.

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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.

Andrew developing his Surf Sense
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The surf sense ‘silver bullet’

Are you looking for the ‘silver bullet’ to becoming a confident and strong ocean swimmer? It’s a question we get a lot and we have the answer for you.

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Andre talks ocean swimming on The Pod podcast

Andre dives deep into the sport of ocean swimming, with insights into the sport’s history, events, lifestyle, techniques, competitive tactics and where it all started for OceanFit.

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A guide to family beach safety

Beach days can be a daunting experience for parents but with our handy family beach safety guide and equipment checklist you’ll feel that much better.

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The finish is right behind you

The Hawaiians say ‘never turn your back on the ocean’, and that advice rings true for finishing ocean swims.

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Relax and keep your head down

If you find yourself fighting the open water and using up energy quickly, you might be swimming like this.

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The tortoise and the hare

This well-known fable is a great reminder to ocean swimmers of all ages, that there’s more to swimming through the surf than speed.

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Timing is everything

Timing plays a huge part in negotiating waves, and getting your timing right will make you a more efficient ocean swimmer in the surf zone.

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Are you a WAIF?

When making decisions about whether or not it’s going to be a good day for an ocean swim, you’re going to need to dig deeper than the weather app icon.

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Are you going insane in the surf?

Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity, so are you guilty of this when you’re ocean swimming?

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Do you know, what you don’t know?

Are you unknowingly holding yourself back from being a better ocean swimmer, because you think you know all there is to know about ocean swimming?

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