Author: Brenton Ford

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(Almost) Invisible Changes, But The Clock Doesn’t Lie…

Over the past few months I’ve worked with triathlete Chris Naimoli, and in this video we’ll look at some technique changes he’s made to help him break the 30-min barrier in a half IM swim. These changes are often subtle but when you look at the videos closely, you can see how small adjustments can […]

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What It Really Takes To Be An Olympian with Tristan Hollard

My guest is Olympian Tristan Hollard. I wanted to get him into the podcast to talk about his experience in qualifying, his training and racing at the Olympics. 01:42 Holy Hollard!!05:36 Reaching The Potential04:01 Developing Discipline And Routine07:56 It’s Not Easy09:43 It Changed My Life Completely11:51 Is This What’s Best For Me?14:14 Changing The Attitude […]

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The Beginner’s Guide To Freestyle with Irene Cats

My guest today is Irene Cats from Swimfitforlife based up in far north Queensland. I find a lot of similarities between me and Irene as a coach, we normally coach adults, and a lot of adults that haven’t got any swimming backgrounds or adults who just learned how to swim. In this podcast, I want […]

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Cracking The 30-minute Half Ironman Swim with Chris Naimoli

Seeing some incredible improvement with his swimming time, I want to get Chris into the podcast to get his take on what’s made the difference for him and with experiences like this, a lot of listeners will surely have a lot of takeaways that could help them in their swimming journey. 01:36 Swimming Background04:14 Training […]

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Use This To Reduce Your Stroke Count

When you find yourself struggling to reduce your stroke count, this drill will help you fix an important part of your freestyle technique. Get the 8 Week Faster Freestyle course here: https://effortlessswimming.com/member/membership/ Chapters: 0:18 What’s the problem? 0:35 The fastest point in your stroke 1:05 Slide and glide drill 1:30 The rubber band effect 2:10 […]