Frequently asked questions about synchronised swimming
Q. What is synchronised swimming?
A. A sport in which people make graceful dance like movements in the water at the same time.
Q. Is synchronised swimming a sport or an art form?
A. Both. Synchronised Swimming was recognised as an Olympic sport in 1984. It has developed into a fast paced, athletic and acrobatic sport. However, it is one of very few sports that can be very creative and artistic and appeal to many industries.
Q. How many synchronised swimmers are there in a team?
A. Usually eight. However Aquabatix can choreograph routines and performances with as many synchronised swimmers that are required including just soloists who perform individually synchronising to the music. several hundred!
Q. How do the swimmers synchronise their movements?
A. An underwater speaker is used so the swimmers can hear the music under the water. This speaker is perfectly safe and Aquabatix can provide this equipment. The swimmers also count to the music and perform certain moves to certain counts