Tag: improve swimming technique

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How To Adjust Your Technique While Racing

If you followed our videos in the last few weeks you will know there is more than one way to swim freestyle. If you look at Ian Thorpe versus Michael Phelps they both have very different techniques but they are both very fast swimmers. If you look at swimmers in a certain race they will […]

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How To Develop Freestyle Catch

One of the biggest differences between swimmers in the fast lane and swimmers in the slow lane is the initial catch. Swimmers in the fast lane; in their freestyle they will enter and be going forward, then they will allow their hand to drop down while they keep their elbow high. Getting that initial catch […]

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Losing Weight with Swimming

I have been getting a lot of questions lately about losing weight and swimming and do the two go together. The thing about losing weight is the majority of it comes down to what you eat and how much you eat. Swimming can play a good part in losing weight and maintaining weight but the […]

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How to Continually Improve Your Swimming

Welcome to swimming news this week; this week we talk about the importance of consistency, why you should get flexibility tested and I have a back stroke and a breast stroke tip for you. 00:21 – Is Your Training Consistent? 01:22 – Flexibility Testing 02:25 – ‘World’s Best Swimmer’ Now Free 02:58 – Supercharging Your […]

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How To Avoid Getting “Gassed” In A Race

Welcome Effortless Swimmers to another week of Swimming News. This week we look at what to do if you are getting gassed quickly in your races. How to have more energy for the second half of your race. We also give you some sprinting tips that will help bring down your 50m and your 100m […]

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Is Improving Swimming Technique The Only Way To Swim Faster?

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 […]