Tag: swimming tip

The Zen Of Swimming with Jon Muller

In this episode of The Effortless Swimming Podcast, I interview a friend of mine, Jon Muller. Jon is an author from Wellington, New Zealand and been following some of our swimming workouts and technique programs. In the last couple of weeks, he finished writing a book about swimming which describes swimming in a way that […]

How To Unlock Extra Speed Using Your Mind with Julie Robinson

In this episode of The Effortless Swimming Podcast, I am talking to Julie Robinson. She was an elite level swimmer and today we will talk about mind training for swimming and how it fits into the swimming puzzle. Julie is a clinical hypnotherapist and a neuro-linguistic programmer. She has worked with a number of swimmers […]

The One About Yoga and Mindset with Mark Breadner

In this episode of The Effortless Swimming podcast, our guest is Mark Breadner. Mark has done a lot of work with the Australian team in relation to some strength and conditioning work, some mindset training. Mark is going to talk about that and how you can implement it into your own swimming and triathlon training […]

How To Change Your Technique For Wetsuit Swimming

What changes should you make to your technique if you’re wearing a wetsuit compared to swimming without a wetsuit? Well if you’ve got a good wetsuit then the chances are you’ll be swimming higher in the water than you normally are. 0:14 – Good Wetsuit = Swim Higher 0:25 – Create less Drag With a […]

Forget About Stroke Count

Forget about stroke count. Now why would I say that when I talk a lot about stroke count and so do most other coaches? Well, the fact of the matter is that very few swimmers, only about 1 in 20 actually do stroke count. Now stroke count is when you are counting your strokes for […]

What Is Your Most Pressing Question About Swimming?

As a swimming coach I’m always asked a lot of different questions about improving technique, increasing speed, learning the correct breathing method, etc.  It got me wondering what the biggest challenges everyday swimmers are having. If there was one thing which if you could get right, you know your swimming would improve dramatically, what would […]