Training & Technique

16 January 2019

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3 tips for improving your underwater phase

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If you are wondering what the best way is to be faster in the water, the answer is to improve your underwater phase! The underwater leg kick is considered to be the fifth swim stroke and it is also the

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9 January 2019

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The 5 problems afflicting swimmers of all standards

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There are certain problems that need to be understood by both beginners and experienced swimmers if they are to make their swim training more effective. Swimming is a fluid sport: not just because it is done in water, but because

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13 December 2018

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Benifits of training in high altitudes

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Training in high altitudes can bring great benefits, we’ll see how. Usually during the time frame of a sporting season there’s a time in which the athlete moves to higher grounds to train. This famous “getaway” usually coincides with the

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5 December 2018

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1 drill every day to improve your freestyle!

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5 drills for 5 training sessions to improve your freestyle swim stroke! A different workout every day of the week focusing on various factors to perfect your freestyle swim stroke. A good swimmer must have excellent technique. Improving your swim

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28 November 2018

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Training for long distance swimmers

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Dear distance swimmers, here we are again! Today we will be outlining an initial workout for the pool, which – we will never tire of reminding you – should only be done after stretching and warming up properly outside the

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24 October 2018

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Tapering: what to do out of the water – Weekly plan

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You have finally reached the final stage of a macro-training block, so-called tapering. Tapering usually involves the final 7-10 days of a training block that lasted between 12-24 weeks. Tapering always comes before a particularly important race when you need

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12 October 2018

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3 leg exercises to be performed in the pool

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We have already talked about the importance of the legs for swimmers. The driving force they provide is vital, particularly for those aiming to reach a fast pace during a sprint. This means it is crucial to allocate part of

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28 September 2018

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10 drills all budding backstroke swimmers should try

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How often do we hear people say “I do not like the backstroke because you swim belly upwards”. In actual fact there is nothing easier than swimming on your back and the most popular warm-down exercise is the double arm

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4 September 2018

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3 tips for resuming training after the summer break

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Three invaluable tips about the best way to resume training. According to a famous Italian song from the 1980s “The summer is ending and another year has gone by…”, but contrary to what the song says, for you the end

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10 August 2018

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How to train with fins and a swim snorkel

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The most familiar and popular swim aids include a swim snorkel and short fins. Both give you greater power and ease of movement through the water. Fins are used to increase your forward trust and the power of your leg kick,

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