When it comes to swimming faster, there are two ways to go about it.

1. Kick harder, pull harder and increase your stroke rate (the frequency of your strokes)

2. Improve your technique

The first option is what 99% of swimmers will do in order to speed up and move faster through the water. There is nothing wrong with this, in fact it’s required if you want to swim at your fastest. Though there is another side to the equation.

Kicking and pulling harder means you’ll tire quicker and lactic acid will kick in sooner than if you weren’t swimmer hard. There is a limit to how long you can swim at a faster pace if you’re working harder in order to swim quicker. There is an easier way to increase swim speed. You can improve your technique.

Improving your technique is not only easier than trying harder, it’s also a lot smarter! Learning to swim with great technique is important because:

There are two ways to swim faster. You can try harder by exerting more energy, or you can improve your swimming technique. One is the easy way, one is the hard way. By putting the two together gives magical results which can only be achieved by first learning correct swimming technique.

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3 Responses

  1. I’m getting to learn the hard way that the only way to improve every aspect of swimming is the 3T’s – Technique,Technique,Technique!!!!!!

  2. you talking about technique but where can i find technique. I still working on my breathing. I know i did not turn my head high enough if i turn my head high(to the side) i will loose balance. Plead eadvice.

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