I had recently come across this cool little app called viddy just before I flew to Charlotte to do some work.
There’s a certain loneliness about training for open-water swimming, especially when you do your training in a pool. This drill serves multiple purposes to teach and help break the monotony that comes with 5,000-meter swims.
The problem with way too many swimmers is that they take a very long path to the catch. One of the most common long paths: crossing over prior to extension.
Determining what path a swimmer will take to fix a problem with their stroke, is sometimes a trial-and-error process.
Developing power and the proper pull for freestyle takes an understanding of where real power comes from.
Maintaining a stable core is an important part of a good freestyle. This standard drill is a good one to help accomplish this.
Are you adding time and effort in simply getting your hand to the point where you start to catch? Here’s a simple drill to help you avoid that.
Here’s a quick and simple drill to help you build a low breath in freestyle.
So the winter is upon us and it’s time to go indoors to practice swimming. How does a good open-water swimmer or triathlete learn effective skills indoors?
Swimming with paddles gives people a feeling of power as they pull, but this drill will help you focus on another aspect of your stroke… reach!