Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.
With the recent addition of the 100 yard IM to the NCAA program (approved for inclusion at conference championship meets) it begs the question of who would have dominated this event if it had been introduced years prior.
Watch 4 time Olympian Roland Schoeman, World Champion Junya Koga and Elite Marathon swimmer, Lexie Kelly led by Coach Gary Hall take it back to the basics allowing the swimmer to feel ‘drag forces’ that may often go unoticed.
Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.
Roland Schoeman shows us how kicking with an alignment board and dmc snap snorkel can both allow the undulation the body needs in the fifth stroke while remaining as streamlined on the surface as possible.
Freestyle kick butterfly is not easy to do, but if done properly with a consistent kick and with fins, a swimmer can feel the surge forward as he or she throws the head down and swings the arms forward after each breath.
Chad le Clos won the men’s 100 butterfly at the South African National Championships in a time of 52.03…
South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh slides into the third spot on the 100m breaststroke world rankings after winning the title at his nation’s championships.
The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.
Getting off to a good start is one of the most important parts of the swimming race. The shorter the race, the more important the start becomes.
George Bovell, a name synonymous with Trinidadian swimming, recently enlisted the help of some elite friends in his quest to…
“The best streamline swimming position has become a center for controversy in swimming…”
Katinka Hosszu went an incredible 16-for-17 at the Indian Ocean Championships that finished on Tuesday.
Katinka Hosszu showed a little bit of a chip in the armor on Monday at the 2014 Indian Ocean Championships,…
Florent Manaudou of France had a tremendous year, experiencing great success at both the European Championships in Berlin and the World Short Course Championships in Doha…