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Use Less Energy During Butterfly

There needs to be more clarity about the proper breathing for Butterfly. Many swimmers tend to come out of the water as much as they can when breathing in the fly, causing their hips to sink, meaning they must expend additional energy to drive them back up to the surface. The result is usually a...

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Coping With A Negative Swim

No matter how much you train or how prepared you are for a competition, sometimes things don’t go how you and your coaches have planned. Any defeat can be challenging for any athlete. There are several ways to deal with this disappointment. Some are more beneficial and proactive than...

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Musicians Make The Best Swimmers

Over the years, I’ve watched countless swimmers train and compete, and I’ve concluded. I believe that musical people make better swimmers. I think of swimming as a dance. When done right, it can look beautiful and effortless. When done wrong, it looks chopping and out of sync. ...

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Love Your Taper

It’s taper time again. 

Those words bring delight and a smile to any swimmer. After a long hard season, tapering is like the big Christmas gift at the end. It’s that moment of physical and mental relaxation for most swimmers. It’s a time when your daily yardage gradually...

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Coaches, We Can Do Better

When I first started swimming, I remember doing lap after lap of drill work. My coaches were always hounding perfect technique. They would stop me constantly during each lap to point out and help me correct a bad habit. As I continued to get older, my practices changed. They began to balance...

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Work Towards A Balanced Freestyle

Learning to be a balanced swimmer can be a lifelong task. Balance will not only help you in the water but help you build stability and strength outside of the water as well. Having great Freestyle is based on a solid body line. Still, sometimes swimmers mask their instabilities in the water by...

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5 small tweaks that will improve your breathing

Breathing is a crucial part of swimming. It is essential to swim great Freestyle. Many beginner and intermediate swimmers struggle to get breathing right. They often opt to lift their heads, swallow water, or prefer to swim with their heads out of the water the entire time. These bad habits make...

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Dip and Reset DrillI

I was introduced recently to a new drill for helping to improve your catch and hand position in Freestyle. It doesn’t have a name, or at least not one I can find in any documentation, so I’m calling it the “dip and reset” drill. The idea behind this drill is that it works...

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Introducing the 3-peak Backstroke technique

Backstroke is one of the more popular strokes to train in. Its similarities to Freestyle allow swimmers to cover significant distances at a more incredible speed. The ease of breathing attracts a lot of new swimmers to this particular stroke since you always have your face out of the water....

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Swimming with Shoulder Pain

Swimming is a fantastic sport for people who suffer from injuries like knee pain and back problems. It's one of the few sports that don't require significant strain on your various muscle groups or joints. It's one you can do well into your golden years. But what do you do when swimming causes...

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