Tag: swimming cadence


How To Find Your Ideal Stroke Rate For Triathlon And Open Water Swim Races

Do you know what your ideal stroke rate (cadence) is for racing events of 1,500-4000m? This set will help you find your stroke rate sweet spot for races of those distances. What’s the set? 7 x 100 Freestyle with 0:30 secs rest – Using a FINIS tempo trainer, increase your stroke rate by 4 each […]


Two Swimmers Used This Minor Change To Swim Faster

There’s a┬álot of ways to increase your speed, and by improving one thing at a time you get gradual improvements in your swimming. One of the most important things is stroke rate. Your stroke rate is how many strokes you take per minute. We count them as one arm stroke equals one count. It’s particularly […]