Join Us On Our Quest

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For swimmers, the ultimate goal is to stand atop the Olympic podium as their country’s national anthem is played.  It is a goal so ambitious that only a handful of swimmers will ever achieve it.  Yet the goal is so powerful that hundreds of thousands of swimmers pursue it. The Ultimate Quest…A lifelong pursuit of.. Continue…

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 – Front Scull

Breaststroke - Front Scull

When National Team Member Brendan McHugh thinks about going FAST… he makes sure he focuses on the initial connection with the hands. Why do it: Front scull for breaststroke helps you find the angle that’s just right between the upper and lower arm to make that early catch. How to do it: 1 – Brendan.. Continue…

Butterfly – Breakout Practice

Butterfly – Breakout Practice

Watching many swimmers over the past couple weeks, we will continue to focus on breakouts. Why do it: Making sure you’re transitioning great speed from your underwater dolphins, into forward momentum into your swimming, can have a huge impact on your overall speed. How to do it: 1 – Start from a start, to get.. Continue…

Butterfly – Triple Kick Breakout Practice

Butterfly - Triple Kick Breakout Practice

Throwing in an extra kick to your butterfly can teach you a lot about how important keeping the head down on your breakouts is. Why do it: Most of the time, you only get one opportunity per length to work on your butterfly breakout, this drill allows you many opportunities. How to do it: 1.. Continue…

Breaststroke – Narrow to Wide Pull

Breaststroke - Narrow to Wide Pull

If you’re still searching for the ideal breaststroke pull, and most everyone should be, don’t be afraid to go to extremes. Why do it: Breaststroke continues to show us the most variations in successful styles.  Make sure you’re exhausted all types when developing your individual technique. How to do it: 1 – Start with the.. Continue…

Butterfly – Short Release

Butterfly - Short Release

This focal point will be pretty much imperceptible to the naked eye, but the feeling to the swimmers may be a game changer for some swimmers. Why do it: When some, especially young, swimmers are swimming butterfly, they may tend to get stuck during the recovery.  This simply trick will help the hands exit, into.. Continue…

Breaststroke – Toe-Draw Recovery

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If you’re working on creating a clean breaststroke, sometimes you have to start at the end. Why do it: Cleaning up the recovery of the kick can help you to avoid resistance at the exact point there is the MOST resistance in swimming… the recovery of the breaststroke kick. How to do it: 1 -.. Continue…

Freestyle – Catch-Up Timing

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Connecting the arms, to the body is more easily done when the swimming maintains their extension a bit longer. Why do it: A catch-up style freestyle isn’t for everyone.  Great sprinters don’t have time to wait for this type of stroke, while it’s more frequent in middle distance and distance swimmers.  The important aspect to.. Continue…