Welcome to GoSwim

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Welcome Swimmers, Coaches, and Parents! You have reached the new and updated GoSwim!  We have merged our free site (goswim.tv) and our subscription site (goswimtv.com) into one location:  www.goswim.tv. If you’ve been enjoying our free content, don’t worry!  GoSwim will continue to produce and publish FREE content, including Drills of the Week, motivational articles, swimming.. Continue…

Breaststroke – Flip Turns

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If you want to build a great long course breaststroke, but only swim in a short course pool, here’s a quick trick to give you a couple extra strokes for training. Why do it: We work so hard on our underwater pullouts, that if you only train short course, you may never take enough strokes.. Continue…

Freestyle – 6-Kick Swim

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When you’re trying to build a great freestyle, it’s important you focus on the extreme ends of the body. Why do it: Learning how to drive the hands forward from the legs will help you develop a more complete stroke, and then afford you the ability to choose how fast you want to go, or.. Continue…

Backstroke – Breakout

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Maintaining your momentum from underwater dolphins to swimming, requires a clean breakout, avoiding resistance. Why do it: If you’ve worked hard on creating great underwater dolphins, you don’t want to throw that speed away by have a sloppy breakout. How to do it: 1 – Learn your underwater dolphin count. Either the number of kicks.. Continue…

A Season Is Like Every Night

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Many of you may not know, but I’m a 53-year-old father of a 15-month-old daughter.  My joke to my friends is that my first two children graduated from college, the same week my 3rd got her first tooth (true story).  Madison is an amazing, wonderful… yeah yeah… you get the point… I love her and.. Continue…

All Strokes – Kickboard Flip

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Sometimes achieving greatness means finding places to practice skills you’ll need, when you’re training something else. Why do it: During your kick sets, while you’re working your legs, kickboard flips will allow you to also work your underwater dolphin kicks. How to do it: 1 – During your kick set, approach the wall, and one.. Continue…

Freestyle – Paddle Grab

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Keeping a straighter line from the fingertips through the forearm can help swimmers develop an understanding of how to create a larger pulling surface with the arm. Why Do It: While advanced swimmers can initiate the catch with a slight wrist break, it’s important for developing swimmers to understand that most effective pulling surface is created.. Continue…

Playing with Balance

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Coaches everywhere wish all their swimmers understood some simple aspects of swimming.  One is how to get your body into a great line in the water to create less resistance. Why do it: Learning that there are parts of your body that float, and parts of your body that sink, will help swimmers understand that by searching.. Continue…

Two Paths to Success?

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So here’s the scenerio. You have an 8-year-old swimmer and, like most 8-year olds, he/she is pretty new to the sport (even 8-year olds who’ve been swimming for a while are NEW to the sport). You have a decision to make… which path to go down for their future?
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