Friday 4th March 2016: Russ Barber hosted a Swim Clinic at Eckington Swimming Club.
Russ Barber, Head Coach at City of Sheffield Swim Squad, discussed various swimming tips such as “Aquatic Posture”, how to do turns in water effectively, stroke techniques, gain speed through water using less effort amongst many other amazing tips. All the ESC swimmers had a go at practicing the advice given after watching Nick actually performing swimming demonstrations in the water.
Nick Grainger, standing tall at 6’8″, is a distance freestyle specialist swimmer who recently took part at the 2014 Commonwealth Games that were held in Glasgow. Nick currently swims with the City of Sheffield Swim Squad. Nick is one of 2015’s top-10 fastest swimmers worldwide in the 400m freestyle – an event which is Nick’s favourite.