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[Case Study] What To Do When Your Open Water Times Are Slower Than Your Pool Times with Prescott Balch

My guest today is Prescot Balch. Prescot was recently featured in one of our YouTube videos where we are looking at how can someone can go from 2:10 minutes per hundred down to 1:30. I want to get him into the podcast to talk about his experience and frustrations when it comes to open water […]

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How One Stroke Change Lead To A 16 Seconds PB with Ben Kent

Our guest today is Ben Kent who had recently made some big improvements with his swimming time. I like to get people who has gone through some of our programs and mage improvements just to show that it is possible and with the right focus and know how you can really make changes to your […]

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52 hours and 125km (Breaking The World Record For The Longest Non-Stop Ocean Swim) with Neil Agius

Our guest today is Neil Agius who recently broke the World Record for the Longest Non-Stop Swim in the Ocean which is 125km over 52 hours. Join me as Neil talks about his incredible swim. 01:53 After The Swim02:47 How Much Time To Train And Prepare For The Big Swim03:33 Week Structure/Scheduling04:16 Managing Emotions And […]

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The 5 Core Principles Of Fast Freestyle (#5 – Find Your Rhythm And Timing)

Today, we are talking about the 5th and final Core Principle of Fast Freestyle: find your rhythm and timing. 00:36 The Dancing Part Of Freestyle01:13 Kick Timing04:35 Use Different Types Of Kick10:33 Serape Effect13:35 Hand Speed14:07 Split Tempo17:54 Drills19:22 8 Week Faster Freestyle Course Join the 5 Day Catch ChallengeJoin the Effortless Swimming MembershipEffortless Swimming […]

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The 5 Core Principles Of Fast Freestyle (#4 – Develop An Effective Catch And Pull)

In today’s episode, we will be discussing the core principle number four of Fast Freestyle, which is developing an effective catch and pull. 01:40 No Need To Overpower The Catch03:07 Teaching The Four Key Positions04:00 Start Of The Catch06:00 High Elbow Catch07:35 Power Diamond Position10:20 Exit Of The Stroke11:36 YMCA Drill Progression14:38 More Drills To […]

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The 5 Core Principles Of Fast Freestyle (#3-Rock, Return And Align)

Today, we are talking about the third core principle of Fast freestyle which is Rock, Return And Align. 00:36 Rock v.s. Rolling02:15 Return03:24 Correct Entry06:08 Align Join the 5 Day Catch Challenge:Join the Effortless Swimming membership:Effortless Swimming Freestyle Clinic