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Reach higher and achieve more

At North Tyneside Swimming Club we offer expert coaching in a safe and friendly environment, helping our swimmers to reach their goals.

North Tyneside Swimming Club aims to promote competition, fitness and fun and is designed to bring the whole family together in a healthy sport.  

We want to develop technically brilliant swimmers, but we also aim to cater to everyone, from swimmers who wish to compete purely on a club level through to aspiring regional athletes, and for those that would like to get involved in the swimming community as volunteers and/or officials... you are also most certainly welcome.

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We welcome all swimmers - our aim is to train all our swimmers to achieve their potential whatever this may be.

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Our Philosophy

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It’s not who’s put up the fastest time in the world that year, or who’s put up the fastest time in the previous four years, but who can get their hand on the wall first today. Nathan Adrian
If there is a dream or a goal that you want you have to go for it 100%. Give all you have for the goals that you have. Alia Atkinson

Latest Blog Posts

Fast & Smooth Turning - Speed For Free

Chris Tibbs
Chris Tibbs
17th Jun 2022

Breaststroke and Butterfly turns - In Competitive Swimming, we rarely participate in events of one length, which means 'Turns' around the wall need to be done. Speed 'around the wall' is so important - and with a solid wall there for you to push off, having great turns can pay off better than actually straight swimming speed, because with something so stable and solid to push off, using the biggest and most powerful muscle groups you have, you have speed for free

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After a good Wear Valley gala... Ode to the DQ / bad swim

Chris Tibbs
Chris Tibbs
17th May 2022

It is a right of passage for a swimmer, of any age, to experience a bad race. Whether your goggles fall off right as you dive into the water, you false start off the block, you forget your two-hand touch going into the wall on your last turn of the 200 breaststroke, or you are just extremely tired and don’t feel good, you have to finish the race, learn from it, and put it in the past.

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A Thinking (smart) Swimmer is a tough swimmer to beat.

Chris Tibbs
Chris Tibbs
29th Jan 2018

You may have noticed at the bigger galas - with time permitting - that we'll quite often go for a gentle stroll around the pool to stay moving and keep muscles relaxed. It is usually so busy one can overhear coaches with their instructions to swimmers..

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