From: Geneva , switzerland
Speaks: english french
About my service
Excellent personal Knowledge of swimming in all strokes. Formally part of Kenya national team, represented Kenya, swimming 100m Butterfly in South Africa, Braeside School best swimmer in the early 2000, Lukenya Academie Best swimmer in 2007, held the title till i graduated in 2008). Started competitive swimming at age 6. (Grade 1) in Loreto Convent valley road, also known as LCVR, all the schools listed above are back in Nairobi, Kenya.
I am patient but also tough, and will push you too your potential and more.
I offer one on one lessons, covering breathing technics, and how to move in the water to gain momentum and speed. Everything i teach, is from personal experience as a former competitive swimmer, everything that helped me reach the goals in managed to reach.
16 years swimming knowledge: within that, 9 years experience as a competitive swimmer, former part of Kenyan national team, and 1 year experience couching.
And since it's swimming, I can also swim all the strokes for you to actually see.
Below is a list of common equipment used by competitive swimmers. Not all equipment is required for every swimmer, and some clubs may even provide certain items for practice and meets. Your child’s coach will be able to tell you exactly what your swimmer needs.
MUST HAVES FOR THE NEW SWIMMER
-Goggles: Swimmers use goggles to protect their eyes from the chlorine as well as to gain a clear view of their surroundings in the pool. There are a variety of colors and styles depending on the preference of the swimmer. Goggles range from $6.50 – $29.99.
-Caps: Caps are designed to keep the hair out of swimmers’ faces and goggles straps into place. Caps range from $3.99 - $19.99.
-Women’s Practice Suit: Practice suits are used during workouts. They are created with a stronger material for durability. Some may create extra drag to make the workout more challenging. Women’s practice suits range from $33.00 - $76.00.
-Men’s Practice Suit: Practice suits are used during workouts. They are created with a stronger material for durability. Some may create extra drag to make the workout more challenging. Men’s practice suits range from $22.00 - $47.00.
Note: Clubs often arrange discounts with their local swimming apparel company. Please ask your coach regarding any team discount on equipment.
ITEMS YOU MAY NEED (obligatory)
-Mesh Bag: A mesh bag is used by swimmers to hold their training equipment.
-Kickboard: A kickboard is a floating device used by swimmers during practice to enhance their kicking skills. (Necessary for beginners, but usually provided in public pool, if you have a private pool, you must buy one)
-Fins: Fins are a device that fit on a swimmers feet to increase kicking speed during practice. Fins are important for good to professional swimmers , not necessary for beginners.
-Paddles: Paddles are a plastic device placed on a swimmers hands during practice. The paddles are used to add resistance to the pulling phase of the stroke. There are a variety of paddles available, depending on the stroke you are swimming and the purpose of the pulling drill.
-Pull Buoys: Pull-Buoys are a device used by swimmers during a practice to enhance body position during pull sets when the swimmers are not kicking.
FOR ADVANCED SWIMMERS
-Women’s Competition Suit: Competition suits are used during meets. There are a number of brands and styles, depending on a swimmers preference.
-Men’s Competition Suit: Competition suits are used during meets. There are a number of brands and styles, depending on a swimmers preference. ( proper swimming suites is a necessity, a normal swim suit can interfere with your swimming)
On request, I can provide
Certificates. (in due time)