We talk with Headmaster, Sports Scientist and Silver Licensed Swimming Coach Chris Curran. Our discussion included: Link between success in the pool and success in the classroom; Why use a swim coach; Different coaching philosophies; Parents role.
We talk to Amanda Vance of Lane Cove Swim Club and SMNE about using social media in swim clubs. Our conversation covered: Which social media platforms they use and why Gaining Committee acceptance and how to set up with appropriate controls Equipment used How social media works alongside the website Downsides Links to resources: Lane […]
We talk to Liz Booth of Abbotsleigh Swim Club about organising swim camps. Our conversation covered: How someone who is not sporty got into swimming The camp organising team, daily program, menu Sources of information and advice When and how to start organising a swim camp What the kids get out of it
In the rose tinted world of social media it is less common to fess up to failure. Deep breath, here goes. Scratching an itch a few years ago led me to selling software online. For too long I considered it a hobby business that I played with occasionally on the side. That changed in July […]
Once upon a time television sets were housed in a polished walnut cabinet and cost the best part of a month’s wages. Most local high streets had a TV repair man (yes they mostly were men) who you would call on whenever your set went on the blink. Don’t see many TV repair men these […]
“There was a ghost inside”, she said as casually as someone might comment about the weather. “A ghost…”, I enquired somewhat startled, “inside what?”. “In the wardrobe* of course!” “I knew that there was a ghost in the wardrobe because when I opened the door it came out and sat on the bed.” She saw […]