November CSS

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

Well for those of you lucky enough to turn up to a session last week you would have had your CSS results tested. That’s short for Critical Swim Speed. If …

Goldilocks and the 3 Swimmers.

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

It all started on international porridge day – have you head of such a thing? It got me thinking about how complex and nuanced swimming can be, having to try …

Swim like a Potato?

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

Bad swims, in the ocean, pool, training or at an event can be a real pain in the pull-buoys! You know how it goes…. I went training and just couldn’t …

How do you feel?

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

When you first jump in the water do you instantly relax or regardless of how long you have been swimming for, do you take a while to get going and …

CSS Results June 2019

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

CSS June 19 The above link is the CSS results for the last 2 weeks. Rish or I can analyse it for you but remember your CSS pace as your …

What are you afraid of?

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

About 3 times a year we take one week to undertake some testing – as in we time everyone that swims that week over 400m and 200m. Maritia and I …

Reflect to build

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

It’s the end of summer. Did you enter an ocean swim or watch others have a go and think, “I’d like to do that next year?” Did you swim often …

Facing fears after 21 years.

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

It was 1998. I was a backpacker from England on a working holiday visa who, through some fortunate connections was staying in the old Lifeguard tower at South Maroubra Surf …

CSS Results for November 2018

In Uncategorized by Charlotte OBeirne

Please see below the results for the November 2018 CSS testing.   For the most part Rish and I were blown away by the improvements many of you have made. …