• Body Balance in Swimming

    Body Balance in Swimming

    The key to swimming fast, efficiently, and strong is to maximize balance in the water and minimize drag. While most of our weight is located in our hips and lower body, this often leads to a diagonal line in the water, meaning that athletes literally have to drag their body through the water. Minimizing drag,

  • The 2 Beat Kick

    A confusing concept in swimming is the 6 beat kick vs a 2 beat kick. What does this really mean? This is from “effortless swimming”: “A 2-beat kick is when you’re almost not kicking at all. It’s when you’re using your legs for balance and timing. You won’t see any sprinters that use a 2-beat

  • Control your hips in Freestle

    One very important aspect to a good efficient freestyle is the ability to control your hips through your core. Over-rotation in freestyle leads to many deficiences such as cross-overs….too deep a catch and lower stroke turnover. The following video emphasizes the concept in detail. This will certainly help your stroke.

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