Tag: swim faster freestyle

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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 […]

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Body Position: Posture

Swimming should be fluid and relaxed? Not so much when it comes to your posture. In this short clip you’ll see the difference in power that you can achieve from being lazy with your posture to ‘switched on’. Our rule of thumb is to swim tall by lengthening your core, keeping your shoulders back and […]