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2018 Schedule Will Start May 6th

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Coach Ben’s Newsfeed

2018 Schedule Will Start May 6th

Hello everyone, this is just a quick reminder that I am doing training off-island until the end of April 2018. The schedule for 2018 is due to start May 6th 2018 and will be open for booking starting mid-April. Please make sure I have your email address (send it through the contact form) if you want to be notified as soon as the schedule opens up.

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My Favorite Goggles For Kids UPDATE

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Coach Ben’s Newsfeed

My Favorite Goggles For Kids UPDATE

My previous favorite Speedo Jr. Futurity are being replaced by Jr. Victory. They are pretty much the same pair of goggles but with a different name. These days these googles can be a bit tricky to get hold of. If you are ordering from Guam, I suggest finding a supplier from Amazon.com.

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Preventing Swimmers Ear

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Coach Ben’s Newsfeed

Preventing Swimmers Ear

I believe the best way to prevent swimmers ear is to use a homemade swimmer’s ear prevention solution. You make this by mixing isopropyl alcohol with a small amount of white vinegar in one of the over the counter droppers you can buy at the chemist. Then after each time you or your child gets out of the water you use a few drops to dry out the ear and prevent bacteria from growing. It works because the isopropyl alcohol displaces and water then evaporates quickly leaving the inner ear dry, and the small amount of vinegar lowers the...

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My Favorite Goggles For Kids

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Coach Ben’s Newsfeed

My Favorite Goggles For Kids

I’m frequently asked if I have any recommendations for goggles for kids. So far my favorite goggles for kids are the Speedo Futurity variety. They are very robust and generally seal around the eyes very well.

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