Teach your kids how to kick, pull, and turn like the pros with these swimming technique and practice tips.
So combining a great kick and rotation, a swimmer will now be able to keep the elbow as the highest point during the recovery.
The bigger we are (more mass) and the faster we can rotate, the more energy we create to couple with the pull, and the faster we swim.
One cannot sustain the pace well nor finish fast without providing enough oxygen to the body.
What are the three to four things that will impact your swimming the most? Is it your mental game? Your nutrition habits? Breathing patterns? Your turns?
Finesse means avoiding the temptation to dig your arm deep into the water and muscle yourself across the pool. In swimming, finesse means using your brain, not your brawn.
Rarely do I ever find a drill that can teach a swimmer more than one fundamental at a time, but this drill does just that.
As much as swimmers can, they should feel comfortable and “active” in their “take your mark” position. This position sets up a swimmer to explode off the block — reacting quickly and effectively.
A strong kick is a key to swim fast breaststroke. As much as 80% of a swimmer’s propulsion in breaststroke comes from the kick.
If swimmers can get their hands up over their heads before their speed hits zero, they can utilize the speed they carried through the turn for their arm speed.
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