Tag: freestyle rotation

How To Avoid Over Rotation In Freestyle

In freestyle rotation is a required element of your stroke. But too much of it kills your speed, power and can slow your stroke rate to below your ideal cadence. At our freestyle clinics we provide in-depth video analysis of your stroke. One of the key aspects we look at is the shoulder rotation. When viewing […]

Why freestyle should NEVER be called front crawl!

The best way to save energy in swimming freestyle is to rotate from side to side. We rotate for a few reasons. It is important because it reduces the amount of drag our body creates in the water. Does it waste energy going side to side? It does and it doesn’t. Rotation does use energy […]