Keep Up with Catch Up How it’s performed Video What it helps with How it’s performed: Leave the wall in perfect streamlined, followed by the swimmers usual number of underwater dolphin kicks. During the breakout phase the swimmer will transition into a flutter kick and slide the hands outwards until they are in line with their shoulders - this ‘number 11’ arm position will be the base from which the drill begins. A Continuous flutter kick supports this drill which involves taking single, alternating, arm strokes. Any breathing pattern can be added to this, and even become the focus of the Catch Up drill by breathing every stroke/each alternating side. What does it help with? By performing the Catch Up drill a coach and swimmer can focus on body rotation, the pull & recovery phase of the arm stroke, the breathing and overall coordination of a freestyle stroke by breaking it down into half cycles. As all stokes start by building from the body position, it makes sense for us to start there. This drill can [...]
We're reopening and bouncing back with our 5-star rated crash courses! Our crash courses sell out every year - so please get in touch ASAP to avoid disappointment A crash course is an intensive week of swimming lessons, Monday to Friday for 30-minutes per day (5 x 30-minute lessons in total). Our crash courses run in school holidays and we accept any ability of swimmer so long as they are 0.9 m (90 cm) or taller to their chin. ✅ MAXIMUM of 4 children per class ✅ Feedback after each lesson ✅ Rapid progress A crash is a fantastic way to see significant progress in your child's ability in just one week. Click to view more on our crash course page 👇 Crash course dates 👇 School Summer Holidays 2020 Week1: 27th July – 31st July Week2: 3rd Aug – 7th Aug Week3: 10th Aug – 14th Aug Week4: 17th Aug – 21st Aug Week5: 24th Aug – 28th Aug Locations LUCTON (Leominster) All above weeks TRINITY (Herefordshire) All above weeks DEAN CLOSE (Cheltenham) [...]
HIIT sessions to keep you and your family healthy during lockdown Please allow us a moment to thank everyone for your support during this situation - we've been blown away by your kind words 🤍 By supporting Typhoon now, you're helping to ensure there are lessons to come back to. There may be other online alternatives being offered by famous celebrities - but those alternatives won't be trying or wanting to provide you with swimming and tennis lessons once lockdown is over, watching our videos is the online equivalent to shopping locally, so thank you to everyone who has agreed to keep fit with #TeamTyphoon HIIT Benefits HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. It is a form of exercise that alternates short period of intense anaerobic exercise with a period of rest/active recovery. Our HIIT sessions will take the format of 12 minute sessions (plus a warm up and cool down) with 20 seconds of hard work and 10 seconds of rest. Benefits of HIIT training over low intensity long duration exercise are: Burn a lot of calories in a short amount of time You get what is called an 'after burn' where your metabolic rate [...]
The safety of your family, our staff and the wider community are our highest priorities, as such we're implementing all advice and guidance provided by our governing bodies for both swimming and tennis; we already run small class sizes and operated a rigorous cleaning regime prior to Covid-19, so we're confident we can reopen on the 25th July 2020 for our weekly lessons and our crash courses commencing 27th July.This announcement for our re-opening on the 25th July is music to many ears, but for those who may be concerned please allow us to address these concerns with the following information:• Chlorinated water deactivates Covid-19, in just the same way that it deactivates all other viruses including the flu and the common cold• There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread through the water - let alone chlorinated water• Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection of pools should help further reduce the possibility of any transmission• Typhoon has very low footfall compared to more commercial gyms and leisure centres, immediately making a safer environment• We are installing additional safety measures and plans to ensure maximum safety - more information on these will follow once we confirm your child's space. Typhoon [...]
Spring Splash at Wyre Forest (Wolverhampton) A solid performance was put in by all of our swimmers today (two of which are pictured here) at the Wyre Forest Spring Splash Open Meet - we smashed PBs and got us some heavy metal 🤟 Well done everyone!