He demonstrates his unwavering passion for helping others see and learn the value of a life in water.
Martin is able to break the skills of swimming into smaller parts and that allows him to focus on the individual needs of each person that he works with.
I made most of my personal shifts in mentality after he picked my mind and applied his full experience to my goals.#coachofmylife #brutallyunique
School of fish gave me more than just the ability to swim, it gave me a love for the sport and a family of friends.
Martin's kaleidoscope of colour, quirky sense of humour bely a steely resolve in competition, technical excellence and years of experience.
Martin doesn't teach them to be faster. He taught them to pay attention to technique and develop their skills. Speed and confidence was the by-product of these powerful life lessons.
Martin is an outstanding coach and swim teacher who has a unique ability to draw the absolute best from both a swimming novice or an elite swim athlete.
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The introductory level develops water confidence through balance and submerging and is perfect for first time swimmers.
Video 1 - Water Confidence
Video 2 - Submerging
Video 3 - Moving with Assistance
The importance of breathing and floating are the main building blocks in this level which are essential for future strokes.
Video 1 - Breathing
Video 2 - Floating on the front
Video 3 - Floating on the back
Video 4 - Push & Glide - Back and front
Video 5 - Flutter Kick
Body position and streamlining are practiced with basic movement in front crawl and backstroke.
Video 1 - Push, Glide & Kick - Back & Front
Video 2 - Basic Arm Action - Backstroke & Front crawl
Video 3 - Front crawl Pop-up Breathing
Video 4 - Butterfly Kicks
Video 5 - Essential Skills - Deep Water confidence
Video 6 - Diving - Pencil Jump
With the building blocks of breathing, relaxation and body position improving, more technical skills are learnt at this level for each stroke.
Video 1 - Backstroke - Streamlining & Basic Backstroke
Video 2 - Front crawl - Lateral Breathing & Side Kicking
Video 3 - Butterfly - Effective Kicks
Video 4 - Breaststroke - Kicks
Video 5 - Essential Skills - Sculling & Treading Water
Video 6 - Diving - Basic Dive & Pike Fall
Breathing patterns and length of stroke are considered in front crawl and backstroke, while basic timing for butterfly and breaststroke are learnt.
SWORDFISH VIDEOS ARE CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION
Video 1 - Backstroke - Catch, Pull, Recovery
Video 2 - Front crawl - Catch, Pull, Recovery & Bilateral Breathing
Video 3 - Butterfly - Basic Stroke & Breathing
Video 4 - Breaststroke - Effective Kicks, Basic Stroke, Timing & Basic Breathing
Video 5 - Essential Skills - Somersaults & Surface Dives
Video 6 - Diving - Plunge Dive & Racing Dive
Skills to improve rhythm and timing for all strokes with correct turning and advanced diving.
DOLPHIN VIDEOS ARE COMING SOON
Video 1 - Backstroke - Rhythm & Timing
Video 2 - Front crawl - Rhythm, Timing & Body Position
Video 3 - Butterfly - Catch, Pull, Recovery, Rhythm & Timing
Video 4 - Breaststroke -Catch, Pull, Recovery, Rhythm & Timing
Video 5 - Essential Skills - Turns for all strokes
Video 6 - Diving - Advanced Racing Dives
This level is for those swimmers who train regularly. It looks at the full, advanced progression of each stroke and how improvement areas are identified.
SHARK VIDEOS ARE COMING SOON
Video 1 - Backstroke - Progression Drills
Video 2 - Front crawl -Progression Drills
Video 3 - Butterfly -Progression Drills
Video 4 - Breaststroke -Progression Drills
Video 5 - Essential Skills -Progression Drills
Video 6 - Diving -Progression Drills
What ever the level of swimmer from competitive to beginner, stroke analysis is vital in providing valuable insight to guide growth. Flying Fish is the area where you can download your videos and have Martin personally analyse and feedback within seven days. There are three affordable packages offered: Solo, Trio and Maxi.