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My First Surfing Experience

Surfing; I had not the slightest clue of it becoming one of the best experiences of my life.

Robins Roy
July 16, 2021
4
Min Read
Where to snorkel in and around India?

Hello Folks! Welcome to a new article on the Best 6 places to snorkel in India. Before that a trivia for our readers, many ask me What’s the major difference between snorkeling and scuba diving?

Yash Dabholkar
July 23, 2021
4
Min Read
Surfing in Chennai

A walk along the shores of Covelong offer a visual treat of adventurous water activities - surfing, stand-up paddling, kayaking, kite-flying, etc

Janani Gunasekaran
September 2, 2021
2
Min Read
6 Beginner Sailing Tips

Sailing has many benefits such as relaxation, improving health and endurance, learning through discovery, perseverance, and the freedom to explore. However, as a skilled sport, there are some essential things you need to be aware of before embarking on a trip. 

Eden Kiara Viegas
August 9, 2021
2
Min Read
A Trip to Mumbai Surf Club (Maharashtra's First Surf Club)

Mumbai Surf Club is located in Vasai, a small city on the outskirt of Mumbai. This place is well known for its beaches and fishing activities.Today Mumbai Surf Club has grown into a buzzing surf and skateboarding destination full of surfers and travelers seeking waves, sunshine.

Alistar Sharwin Jathanna
September 3, 2021
3
Min Read
My First Time Bodyboarding in Gokarna

I caught my first wave, clung to the bodyboard starting 35 meters away from the shoreline. It was a perfect wave all the way through and it was the best feeling ever, I shot at amazing speeds through the breaking wave.

Vicky Chitta
August 9, 2021
8
Min Read
My Experience with Ultimate Frisbee

But what is Ultimate Frisbee? How did I start playing frisbee? And which is a good frisbee to start with? This article will answer all these questions and provide more information. 

Smithi Manickam
September 3, 2021
3
Min Read
Trip to Lakshadweep

Explore Lakshadweep with me here...

Bhanu Prakash Yadav
July 23, 2021
5
Min Read
My First time Snorkeling as a Non- Swimmer.

‍Can you snorkel if you do not know how to swim? The answer lies in the story below.

Khushi Thakkar
July 23, 2021
5
Min Read
Benefits Of Kayaking

Many people go running or play football, with an even larger segment of the population opting for the gym. We are all familiar with how crowded gyms are becoming, and the workouts are often tedious and little fun. So why not participate in an exceedingly abundant celebrated however typically unnoticed type of exercise like kayaking?

Alisha Merchant
July 18, 2021
5
Min Read
Kayaking in Goa - Everything You Need to Know

Kayaking is a fun activity that involves moving through water in a small water vessel with the aid of a double-bladed paddle. It allows the boat driver to manoeuvre through waterways by sitting face-forward and propelling ahead with alternating side-to-side paddle strokes.

Decathlon
August 30, 2021
7
Min Read
My Journey to the 2000 Olympics – Nisha Millet

Words cannot describe the feeling when you watch the Olympic Flame being lit, there were happy tears all around. Our hearts swelled with pride as the Indian team marched in waving their Indian flags.

Nisha Millet
July 15, 2021
3
Min Read
Swimming Goggles Anti Fog Marker : How to use

Anti-Fogging products are available as spray solutions, creams, gels, wet wipes. Here is a product which I have used personally and recommend to everyone facing the problem of fogging.

Yash Dabholkar
June 30, 2021
1
Min Read
Water Familiarization at Home for kids

We can do so much for toddlers & kids below the age of 5 years to familiarize them with the water in the safety of your own home. Discover how..

Nisha Millet
June 10, 2021
3
Min Read
That One Time I Went Surfing

After constantly making excuses about why I couldn’t surf when my friend asked me if I wanted to go surfing for what was like the millionth time, I finally said yes. 

Amarabati Sen
June 2, 2021
4
Min Read
How to teach kids to swim?

''Life at Sea is Dynamic. People see Dolphins on T.V or far most from Ferry Boat. What if I told you I swam with dolphins.'' Let's discover and learn baby steps to swim!!

Yash Dabholkar
May 13, 2021
3
Min Read
How To Swim For Beginners ? (Step By Step Guide)

One step at a time to swim through like a mermaid !!

Yash Dabholkar
May 15, 2021
3
Min Read
Summer Sun? Protect your Skin While Surfing

To protect the skin of young surfers, Decathlon’s new surfing brand Olaian has developed a range of anti-UV clothing to UPF 50+ standard. 

Decathlon
March 13, 2021
2
Min Read
Get Back to the Swimming Pool : In Safety

It is safe to get back to the swimming pools. Here are a few tips and advice points from expert swimmer and swimming pool owner, Nisha Millet

Nisha Millet
February 15, 2021
3
Min Read
How to Look after your Aquashoes?

Looking after your equipment means that it will last longer. It is therefore important to take care of your aquashoes each time you used them.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
1
Min Read
My First Surfing Experience

Surfing; I had not the slightest clue of it becoming one of the best experiences of my life.

Robins Roy
July 16, 2021
4
Min Read
Surfing in Chennai

A walk along the shores of Covelong offer a visual treat of adventurous water activities - surfing, stand-up paddling, kayaking, kite-flying, etc

Janani Gunasekaran
September 2, 2021
2
Min Read
A Trip to Mumbai Surf Club (Maharashtra's First Surf Club)

Mumbai Surf Club is located in Vasai, a small city on the outskirt of Mumbai. This place is well known for its beaches and fishing activities.Today Mumbai Surf Club has grown into a buzzing surf and skateboarding destination full of surfers and travelers seeking waves, sunshine.

Alistar Sharwin Jathanna
September 3, 2021
3
Min Read
My First Time Bodyboarding in Gokarna

I caught my first wave, clung to the bodyboard starting 35 meters away from the shoreline. It was a perfect wave all the way through and it was the best feeling ever, I shot at amazing speeds through the breaking wave.

Vicky Chitta
August 9, 2021
8
Min Read
My Experience with Ultimate Frisbee

But what is Ultimate Frisbee? How did I start playing frisbee? And which is a good frisbee to start with? This article will answer all these questions and provide more information. 

Smithi Manickam
September 3, 2021
3
Min Read
Trip to Lakshadweep

Explore Lakshadweep with me here...

Bhanu Prakash Yadav
July 23, 2021
5
Min Read
My Journey to the 2000 Olympics – Nisha Millet

Words cannot describe the feeling when you watch the Olympic Flame being lit, there were happy tears all around. Our hearts swelled with pride as the Indian team marched in waving their Indian flags.

Nisha Millet
July 15, 2021
3
Min Read
That One Time I Went Surfing

After constantly making excuses about why I couldn’t surf when my friend asked me if I wanted to go surfing for what was like the millionth time, I finally said yes. 

Amarabati Sen
June 2, 2021
4
Min Read
How to teach kids to swim?

''Life at Sea is Dynamic. People see Dolphins on T.V or far most from Ferry Boat. What if I told you I swam with dolphins.'' Let's discover and learn baby steps to swim!!

Yash Dabholkar
May 13, 2021
3
Min Read
Binson's Surfing Experience At Covelong Point Surf School

Covelong Point Surf School - Best surfing experience! Learn how to surf or take your surfing ability to the next level with Binson's surfing experience of Covelong Point.

Binson Babu
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Know How To Plan Swimming During Period

Want to swim when you're on your period? Swimming during the period isn't a problem. This guide will help you plan your swimming during the period. Must Read!

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Extreme Swimming Stories

Human beings are constantly seeking new sensations and new challenges to take on. Swimmers are no exception. Taking up mammoth challenges and giving us sensational stories.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Kanika Nagia - Start of Something Beautiful

It is very hard to remember when I first fell in love with the water. Literally and figuratively.

Kanika Nagia
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Oldest Indian to Swim the English Channel

I nurtured the dream of swimming solo across the English Channel from 2008 when I heard about it first through a news article.

Srikaanth Viswanathan
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Who Wants To Swim In The Cold Winter?

I started to “like” the early morning cold water swims when I was swimming in one of the club pools in Bangalore many years ago. I didn’t believe when people told me that cold water swimming is addictive.

Srikaanth Viswanathan
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Did you know it's dangerous to swim after eating?

Don't you wonder why your mother never let you have a little splash after meals? I believe most of us think that there is a risk of drowning with something to do with digestion. Not very clear right?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
The Swimmers Diet

Here are basic nutrients that you need to focus on once you decide your diet during your swimming training.

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Look after your Aquashoes?

Looking after your equipment means that it will last longer. It is therefore important to take care of your aquashoes each time you used them.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
1
Min Read
How to Look After Your Easybreath Mask?

Do you own or plan to buy an Easybreath mask? See our tips for proper maintenance as it’s essential to ensure a long lasting gear.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
1
Min Read
How to Repair your Easybreath Mask?

Is your Easybreath mask already in its second or third summer snorkeling season? Be sure to check it before your next underwater getaway.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Use Your Aquashoes ?

Aqua shoes are an integral part of the "snorkeling" package. But still, watch where you step! Become a responsible snorkeler by following our tips.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Use Your Easybreath Mask?

To make the most of your Easybreath, some tips might be useful to keep things safe on your future excursions. Know how to use your Easybreath mask properly.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Adjust your Swimming Goggles

To ensure a smooth session, your swimming goggles must be fitted and adjusted properly. Here are a few tips on how to use your swimming goggles!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Maintain Your Swimming Goggles for Long Term Use

One needs to take proper care of their swimming goggles in order to guarantee them a long and happy life. To know more about swimming goggles maintenance tips, Click here.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Store Your Swimming Goggles

Swimming goggles, like any technical product, are fragile. To guarantee them a long and happy life it is necessary to take great care of them.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How To Wear Swimming Goggles Properly

To ensure that your session goes swimmingly, your goggles must be used properly, i.e. fitted and adjusted in the best possible way.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Why Have Your Diving Equipment Serviced

Do you enjoy scuba diving? That means that you're using special equipment. Find out why regular maintenance, but also servicing, is necessary!

Decathlon
October 27, 2020
2
Min Read
My First Surfing Experience

Surfing; I had not the slightest clue of it becoming one of the best experiences of my life.

Robins Roy
July 16, 2021
4
Min Read
How to teach kids to swim?

''Life at Sea is Dynamic. People see Dolphins on T.V or far most from Ferry Boat. What if I told you I swam with dolphins.'' Let's discover and learn baby steps to swim!!

Yash Dabholkar
May 13, 2021
3
Min Read
How To Swim For Beginners ? (Step By Step Guide)

One step at a time to swim through like a mermaid !!

Yash Dabholkar
May 15, 2021
3
Min Read
4 Tips to Improve your Stand-up Paddling

You've finished this beginners' phase, you're starting to feel a little bored, or you get tired quickly and want to avoid this. These two signs indicate that it's time to move onto a new phase in your SUP training. Discover 5 tips to improve your endurance, balance and paddling technique !

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
The Different Stand-up Paddle Turning Techniques

Are you starting to feel comfortable on your SUP and would now like to know how to turn more easily, faster or with more style? Are you using a longer, more streamlined touring board and finding it more difficult to turn? Itiwit shares its top tips on the different turning techniques so that you can enjoy manoeuvring your stand-up paddleboard.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Best Swimming Workout for Legs - Blog Decathlon

Swimming is great workout for whole body but it is one of the best workouts for leg and also proper use of legs often makes the difference in competitive swimming at all levels. To know more, read this article now!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Did your Know: Calories are Effervescent?

Swimming is a highly energy-intensive sport. One hour of swimming at a moderate pace will burn up almost 600 calories!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Swim to Sculpt Your Abs

Had too much beer this festive season/weekend? No worries, swimming offers you a six-pack that is 100% guaranteed against a hangover.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Swimming For Weight Loss: 5 Best Exercises - Decathlon

Swimming burns calories and thus help you lose weight. Learn the best workouts to lose weight while swimming.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
10
Min Read
How to Improve Your Breathing Technique for Swimming

How many times have you realized that breathing is the only hindrance you have while you undergo your swimming training? Apart from fatigue which is caused by running short of breath.

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
5 Tips to Improve Lung Capacity While Swimming

It is inevitable to feel exhausted while swimming. This is due to oxygen deprivation that causes fatigue.

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Work on Your Butterfly Co-Ordination

Like the breaststroke, butterfly demands perfect coordination between the arms and the legs.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Swimming For Beginners: How To Learn Breaststroke (4 Steps with Videos)

Here is the step-by-step guide to learn how to do breaststroke swimming for beginners. Breaststroke can be a relaxing, restful stroke, or it can be fast and furious.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Swimming Exercises - Burn Calories With This Training Plan

To start the year smoothly without going overboard straight away, Nabaiji has concocted a special “back to the water” workout, inspired by the best methods of burning excess calories.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Top 5 - Techniques to Put on Your Open Water Wetsuit

Getting into your neoprene suit on your own before getting into the water is not always easy, especially if you are sweating from the heat.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Mastering the Crawl

To learn the crawl, it is important to adopt a progressive approach with exercises that gradually incorporate the various elements of swimming.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Swimming Workout - Counting Your Lengths

To avoid having to bother "counting lengths", Nabaiji can offer you a workout designed to be the least inconvenient as possible.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Top 5 - Front Crawl Arm Drills

Swim drills are exercises, of varying difficulty, focusing on a specific aspect of the swimming technique.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Top 6 - Front Crawl Leg Drills

In a word, if your goal, and it’s a worthy goal too, is to perfect your swimming technique, then educational exercises are essential!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Swimming Workout to Tone Arms & Gain Muscle Power

The secret to swimming better and faster thanks to arm technique is no secret at all: hard work and dedication are the perfect combination!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Swimming Goggles Anti Fog Marker : How to use

Anti-Fogging products are available as spray solutions, creams, gels, wet wipes. Here is a product which I have used personally and recommend to everyone facing the problem of fogging.

Yash Dabholkar
June 30, 2021
1
Min Read
How to teach kids to swim?

''Life at Sea is Dynamic. People see Dolphins on T.V or far most from Ferry Boat. What if I told you I swam with dolphins.'' Let's discover and learn baby steps to swim!!

Yash Dabholkar
May 13, 2021
3
Min Read
How to choose your snorkeling kit?

A snorkeling kit includes fins, a mask and a snorkel. This kit allows for easy outings at sea and will help you to get around easily in the water. Check out our selection advice.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to choose your snorkeling equipment?

Would you like to try snorkeling and head off to discover the underwater world? Before exploration can begin, a quick look at the equipment that you’ll need for snorkeling… Just follow the guide!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
How to Choose Your Aquashoes?

For your snorkeling excursions, there are different kinds of aquashoes (or water shoes). So the choice is yours when it comes to protecting your feet…

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose the Size of Your Easybreath Mask?

Properly choosing the size of your Easybreath mask is crucial if you want to make the very most of your underwater excursions! Have a look at our guide that will help you to choose your size.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Diving Fins

Fins are a key component of any diver’s equipment, but what kind of fins should you choose according to your activity? Find out how to make the right choice for your fins!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to choose your snorkel?

When diving, a snorkel is essential for breathing under water. However, there are different variants according to the underwater activities. Read all about the different types of snorkels.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How To Choose Men's Swimwear

Here is our expert's guide on how to choose the right men's swimwear based on your level of swimming and your desired fit.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Sailing Shoes?

When you go for sailing, protecting yourself in bad weather is crucial. Check out our tips to help you choose the right yacht sailing shoes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Watertight container, bag or pouch: Which one to use

Protect your electronics and other necessities in the water. Check our expert advice on how to choose a watertight container, pouch or bag.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose a Women's Swimsuit

Find our tips to help you choose your swimsuit.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose a Boy's Swimming Trunk

Find our tips to help you choose a boys' swimming trunk.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Choose a Girl's Swimsuit

Find our tips on how to choose a girls' swimming swimsuit.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Buying Guide: How To Choose The Best Swimming Caps

Swim caps are must-have equipment when you go swimming. Here is the step-by-step guide on how to choose and buy the best swimming caps.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Buying Guide: How To Choose The Right Swimming Goggles

Wondering which swimming goggles to choose? Here are the amazing tips to choose the right swimming goggles for your need.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
7 Essential Kits That You Need For Swimming

Whether you're planning to be the next Olympic Swimmer or you're just dipping your toe into the water world, the first thing to consider before diving right in is to put together a swimming kit.

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Choose a Diving Mask?

Your diving mask is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your diving kit. But what kind of mask should you choose? Will you be scuba diving, freediving or snorkeling? Should you opt for a single-window or a two-window mask? We take a look at the different types of diving masks on the market, so you can pick the right mask for your needs.

Decathlon
May 18, 2019
8
Min Read
How to Choose Swimming Hand Paddles (Buyer's Guide)

Hand Paddles for swimming are essential to your training, whatever your goal.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Swimming: Getting a Bag Ready for My Baby Swimmer?

First time swimming in the pool with your baby can be daunting. To know more on how to get organized before you go for a swim, read our expert guide.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Top 15 Exciting Water Sports Activities To Try In Your Next Vacation!

Looking to try something adventurous? Here are some activities you might like

Naomi Vyas
July 18, 2021
Min Read
My First Surfing Experience

Surfing; I had not the slightest clue of it becoming one of the best experiences of my life.

Robins Roy
July 16, 2021
4
Min Read
Where to snorkel in and around India?

Hello Folks! Welcome to a new article on the Best 6 places to snorkel in India. Before that a trivia for our readers, many ask me What’s the major difference between snorkeling and scuba diving?

Yash Dabholkar
July 23, 2021
4
Min Read
6 Beginner Sailing Tips

Sailing has many benefits such as relaxation, improving health and endurance, learning through discovery, perseverance, and the freedom to explore. However, as a skilled sport, there are some essential things you need to be aware of before embarking on a trip. 

Eden Kiara Viegas
August 9, 2021
2
Min Read
My First time Snorkeling as a Non- Swimmer.

‍Can you snorkel if you do not know how to swim? The answer lies in the story below.

Khushi Thakkar
July 23, 2021
5
Min Read
Benefits Of Kayaking

Many people go running or play football, with an even larger segment of the population opting for the gym. We are all familiar with how crowded gyms are becoming, and the workouts are often tedious and little fun. So why not participate in an exceedingly abundant celebrated however typically unnoticed type of exercise like kayaking?

Alisha Merchant
July 18, 2021
5
Min Read
Kayaking in Goa - Everything You Need to Know

Kayaking is a fun activity that involves moving through water in a small water vessel with the aid of a double-bladed paddle. It allows the boat driver to manoeuvre through waterways by sitting face-forward and propelling ahead with alternating side-to-side paddle strokes.

Decathlon
August 30, 2021
7
Min Read
Water Familiarization at Home for kids

We can do so much for toddlers & kids below the age of 5 years to familiarize them with the water in the safety of your own home. Discover how..

Nisha Millet
June 10, 2021
3
Min Read
How to teach kids to swim?

''Life at Sea is Dynamic. People see Dolphins on T.V or far most from Ferry Boat. What if I told you I swam with dolphins.'' Let's discover and learn baby steps to swim!!

Yash Dabholkar
May 13, 2021
3
Min Read
How To Swim For Beginners ? (Step By Step Guide)

One step at a time to swim through like a mermaid !!

Yash Dabholkar
May 15, 2021
3
Min Read
Summer Sun? Protect your Skin While Surfing

To protect the skin of young surfers, Decathlon’s new surfing brand Olaian has developed a range of anti-UV clothing to UPF 50+ standard. 

Decathlon
March 13, 2021
2
Min Read
Get Back to the Swimming Pool : In Safety

It is safe to get back to the swimming pools. Here are a few tips and advice points from expert swimmer and swimming pool owner, Nisha Millet

Nisha Millet
February 15, 2021
3
Min Read
Easybreath Mask : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here are the most frequently asked questions concerning the Subea Easybreath. Feel free to send us your comments or questions to add here.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
8
Min Read
Right Way of Using a Snorkeling Mask and Snorkel

Knowing how to use a snorkelling mask while you snorkel is important to experience the fun. Here are a few tips from experts on how to choose your mask.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Longitude 181's International Charter for Responsible Snorkeling

As snorkelers, you are off to discover underwater life. So, think about being environmentally-friendly to take care of this environment that we love so much.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Sun Protection When Snorkeling

Off on holiday soon ? Towel, sunglasses, diving mask and fins all ready... But, haven't you forgotten something ? An anti-UV top and sun cream should also be on the list for your snorkeling outing !

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How Should You Choose Where to Snorkel?

Depending on your level of snorkeling, the choice of place to snorkel is vital. Dune, our technical partner and diving club, can give you some tips on this!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Film Under Water With Your Easybreath Mask?

Are you a video enthusiast with an Easybreath mask? Make the most of your mask's camera mount and record your snorkeling for posterity!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
1
Min Read
Safe snorkeling

While snorkelling is fun and an excellent way to discover nature, following a few basic safety rules is crucial to be able to properly use your equipment.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Go Snorkeling With Children?

Are you looking to go snorkelling with your child? A snorkel, mask, fins and a few precautions are enough to get into this sporting and enjoy a family time.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read

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