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Profile: Lucy Potts

Profile: Lucy Potts

Learn To Swim

How long have you been coaching with the club?

I started coaching with LVSC in 2018


What’s your favourite thing about coaching?

I enjoy teaching learn to swim as it is so rewarding to see the children in my squad improve their swimming ability, technique and confidence and know that I have been part of that.


Why did you start coaching?

I started coaching as part of the volunteering section of my Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award which I started in 2018, after I had completed my DofE award I continued to volunteer.


What’s your sporting background?

I started swimming with LVSC when I was 5 years of age and volunteering as a coach has allowed me to give something back to the club.


What’s your favourite stroke?

My favourite stoke to swim is front crawl because it is the stoke I was fastest at. But my favourite stroke to teach is breast stroke because it looks easy but is difficult to master.


What’s my favourite drill?

I like the breast stroke drill two kicks and one pull as it helps the swimmers to concentrate on their leg movement and helps improve their streamline position under the water. 

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