Michael Phelps has opted to change his freestyle to a straight arm recovery based stroke. Why did he do that, and more importantly do you think it will work?
Yep, it happens to the best of us (and me). The other day, I was giving some kids I work with a practice, and about half-way through, one looks up to me and says, “Are we doing this again?”
It’s the start of a new season, and you’re trying to decide what equipment your team will need. The options are endless: paddles, kickboards, fins, pull buoys, tethers, and even snorkels. The trouble is…budget.
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?