Archive for April 2018

Over Rolling the Neck

This is part two in a three-part series on common mistakes in freestyle. This installment will focus on over rolling the neck to breathe. Many swimmers over roll from the neck to look towards the ceiling when they breathe. This extra roll from the neck often can create timing issues as the neck takes too…

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High Head Position in Freestyle

In this first of a three-part series we will look at the most basic errors of swimming freestyle. Today looks at what happens when you hold your head high. It is instinctive to want to see where you are going. Mother nature has ensured that those who did not watch where they were going did…

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Kicking with Fins

I recently read a nice little article on not feeling guilty for kicking with fins.  It is not that I disagree with the author, he mentioned benefits from making you work harder to fun, to mention just two of his benefits for kicking with fins. It’s just that I feel like I need to pick…

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Workout Basics

So, you’re hitting the pool to swim a workout.  Here are some basics concepts I want you to keep in mind when planning your swim: Warm-up: Always tart with a short warm up.  The warm up’s primary intent is to start getting the joints loosened and moving freely. You don’t want to do extensive stretching…

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