Teach your kids how to kick, pull, and turn like the pros with these swimming technique and practice tips.
When done correctly, you should feel an extra bit of propulsion from the kick getting into the catch, something that is more subtle (but still important) with flutter kick.
No matter how much we try to settle our focus, it wants to explore, think about other stuff, and generally not hang out with us and our goals.
"A training program is meant to strengthen muscles, prevent injuries and improve performance.”
Phelps was born to be a swimmer. He has a 6 ft 7 inch arm reach, which is 3 inches longer than his height.
You can make big endurance and fitness gains in the pool by working your heart rate in this zone. It is quite tough, so it’s always best to start small and build up.
The goal of less rotation is for a swimmer to get into their catch sooner, so they can start moving water backwards faster and more frequently.
Dry land equipment does not just help you to perfect your diving technique, dry land equipment can also help you to avoid injury
Another way to think of rotation is like a washing machine. At the end of a washing cycle, the washer spins the clothes super fast to help whick away water from the clothes.
There are several variables in the block phase, the most important being a good stable setup on the block to allow for the most powerful take-off.
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