The Solution To A Tight Lower Back

The Solution To A Tight Lower Back

One of the principles of fast swimming that we teach is flexibility. In our work with swimmers and triathletes we notice that hip, hamstring and glute flexibility is often poor. This can change a swimmer’s body position by causing their legs to drop and hips to...
High Performance Stroke Rates

High Performance Stroke Rates

If you’ve tuned into any of our recent videos, you’ll know the importance of stroke rate. When you race competitions it’s something that is often forgotten about. Instead we look at splits, technique, positioning, etc but rarely check stroke rate....
Why I Warm Up With Fins (Part 2)

Why I Warm Up With Fins (Part 2)

In the first article I covered why my squad now does the majority of their warm up with fins on. If you missed it you can read Part 1 here. This article is about the type of fins we’re now using and why I’ve had my whole squad change to them. I’ve...
Why I Warm Up With Fins (Part 1)

Why I Warm Up With Fins (Part 1)

If someone had told me two years ago to warm up with fins, I would have asked them which ‘Learn To Swim’ class they had just came from. Today however, you’ll see my squad wearing fins in their warm up nearly every session. I can hear the sceptics...