Tag: annabel luxford

Are you pulling with a pole or paddle?

Can you imagine a rower trying to move if you cut off their paddle at the end of their oar? Pulling just the shaft (pole) through the water without the paddle wouldn’t get them far. But this is what many swimmers do everyday… At our recent freestyle clinics in Brisbane and the Gold Coast we got to see just how […]

How To Breathe Low In Freestyle

Breathing is the number one thing that will stuff up a swimmer’s alignment. Rotating your head too far to breathe throws your body balance off…so the key to breathing in freestyle is to: Minimise the impact on the rest your body The way to do this is to breathe just above the surface, ideally keeping one […]