Professional development for a voluntary hobby activity seemed a bit strange to me when initially suggested. We train extensively and regularly in surf life saving, so why should it be different for swimming officiating? Sorry I can’t save your life because I’m only a volunteer! Our surf life saving training paid off in spades […]
In a nutshell Apple Watch is not rugged enough Garmin Fenix pool swim distance measurement is extremely inaccurate About my swimming During the summer I train 3x per week in a 20 yard (= 18m) pool. I also occasionally swim in 25m and 50m pools, including during the winter. I am a surf life […]
How SNSW and SAL can best continue to support SMNE run its next 290 swim meets – a personal view. The sport of swimming is struggling to recruit, train and retain sufficient technical officials to run our events. I have personally experienced this challenge in my role as Area Technical Swimming Committee Coordinator for Swimming […]
I knew immediately that it wasn’t a correct breast stroke turn. I’d been inspecting turns for the previous 4 hours on lane 9. About twice per minute a swimmer would approach, turn, and depart. And with every turn the moisture content of my trousers, socks and shoes would increase. Although I didn’t know it at […]
Day: Night: Very fast pool.