5 Tips for FASTER Open Water Swimming

5 Tips for FASTER Open Water Swimming

With COVID-19 and all the restrictions at your local pools, many swimmers have opted into Open Water Swimming. Open Water Swimming is a COMPLETELY different animal than your regular pool swim, as you don’t have a defined space where the water resides. This means the water will either help or hurt you. In today’s blog, I plan on giving you 5 tips to help you improve your Open Water Swimming

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Top 3 Swimming Resistance Bands Sets

Top 3 Swimming Resistance Bands Sets

Swimming in your Backyard pool became pretty mainstream due to COVID-19. Most swimmers who had access to a pool became fairly innovative and used a swimming resistance band connected to a pole or fence post to swim in place. Swimming with a resistance band is a lot harder than it looks. I definitely do not recommend you going outside with a resistance cord and trying to swim for the same

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The 2 Breaststroke Pull Techniques

The 2 Breaststroke Pull Techniques

All, welcome back to Part II of our series on Breaststroke Undulation. Last week, we discussed the different types of Breaststroke Pull Techniques. This week, we plan to dive deeper into the two Breaststroke Pull Techniques and how that affects your Breaststroke Undulation. Let’s get started! With Breaststroke being a short-axis stroke, it requires a swimmer to undulate (or move) around their hips. You have to undulate to swim Breaststroke,

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The 2 Styles of Breaststroke Swimming Technique:

The 2 Styles of Breaststroke Swimming Technique:

Woof! It’s been a minute since I’ve written a new blog for you guys! I trust that things are going well for you – wherever you are in the world! I know some teams are STILL patiently awaiting pool time, and if you are one of them – hang in there! Our next series, we are going to dive deep into everything about Breaststroke undulation and how to improve your

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4 Different STYLES of Butterfly Breathing Techniques!

4 Different STYLES of Butterfly Breathing Techniques!

All, welcome back to Part III of our series on Butterfly Undulation. We really couldn’t finish out this series without talking about the breath, and how it plays a role in the Butterfly stroke. After all, we all need to get air while swimming. Did you know there’s really 4 different Butterfly Breathing Techniques? I didn’t, until I took a deep dive further into this subject. If you missed Part

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2 Different Types of Undulation in Butterfly

2 Different Types of Undulation in Butterfly

Welcome back to our series on Undulation in Butterfly. This week we are going to dig deeper into the undulating motion in the Butterfly stroke to specifically discuss the two styles of undulating. Normally when I bring up this topic most coaches didn’t even realize that there are two different ways to undulate – but there are in fact, two styles indeed. If you haven’t read Part I of this

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Should Every Swimmer Undulate while Butterfly Swimming?

Should Every Swimmer Undulate while Butterfly Swimming?

All, welcome back! I’ve actually gotten this question quite a bit – should every swimmer undulate while Butterfly swimming? So I decided I’d go ahead and write a new series on this subject. The short answer is, yes, you have to – but there’s still a few decisions you need to make. Undulation in Butterfly: Undulating in Butterfly literally means the smooth, wave-like motion seen in swimmers while swimming Butterfly.

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5 Killer Dryland Workouts For Backstroke Swimmers

5 Killer Dryland Workouts For Backstroke Swimmers

Backstroke is the third fastest stroke, after Butterfly and Freestyle, and is also one of the most complex strokes due to the obvious fact that it’s swum on your back. In today’s article we’ll be taking a look at how you can improve in this stroke without actually swimming more of it, rather we’ll be taking a look at something you have probably heard of before called Dryland Training. Dryland

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Swim Coach’s Guide to Social Media

Swim Coach’s Guide to Social Media

Throughout quarantine, I’ve realized there are TONS of swim coaches out there looking to better understand social media. I’ve had tons of coaches reach out to me to help them learn how to better connect with their swimmers and promote their team through the online realm. While this type of work environment is nothing new to me, I recognized that I was in this unique position where I could help

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Why It’s Important to Have 3 Workouts Written for EVERY Swimming Practice!

Why It’s Important to Have 3 Workouts Written for EVERY Swimming Practice!

Welcome back to Episode 2 of our Social Isolation Podcast! This week, I’m releasing an exclusive interview I had with Director of Swimming at Brisbane Grammar School, David Lush. In case you missed Episode 1, click here! During this interview, David talks about how he uses data to collect everything he can on his swimmers during a swimming practice. Plus, how he uses this data to reroute his season plan

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