Jeff Farrell broke his first world record back in 1960, and recently broke yet another in the 80-84 Masters age group.
What does finesse mean with respect to swimming fast? Gary Hall Sr., Technical Director and Head Coach of The Race Club, dives deep on this topic.
If a swimmer is determined to use the kick for strong propulsion, the way most great swimmers do, then a six-beat kick is necessary…
World Champion Junya Koga demonstrates the one arm backstroke drill. This swim drill enables the swimmer to isolate the movement and position of the arm during the entry and underwater pull.
Once we understand how important it is to obey the law of inertia in the water, how do we really know if we are?
66-year old retired American swimmer Jim McConica lost a very important piece of swimming history in the wildfires that have ravaged…
Before I visited Coach Whitney Hedgepeth, I would hear rumblings that Whitney ran the toughest practice in town if you’re a masters swimmer
One can look at the freestyle kick as being similar to the turbocharged engine. In the 50 meter sprint, every swimmer needs to push the accelerator to the floor, maximizing the power of the kick all of the way.
Glenn Kaye, who coached high school in Florida for decades, and coached a club team in Ireland, has been Inducted into his native Broward County Sports Hall of Fame.
Recovery is important for swimmers at any level. The following three poses focusing on the hips will help you enhance your recovery…
There is more to a strong kick than flexibility. For the down kick, the quadriceps, hip flexors and core muscles have to be incredibly strong in order to create a quick snap of the foot backwards…
Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.
Have you ever noticed that leaner men or women often swim faster than bigger, stronger men or women?
Dolphin Kick, the 5th Stroke, matters. Learn how to dolphin kick faster…on your back.
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.