Breaststroke is a stroke of grace and beauty. But sometimes when you aren’t dong it correctly it can look super clunky and inefficient.
We all look at the greats in the sport of swimming and drool at their skills underwater. Well….today we are showing YOU how to train to be like those guys!
This week we wanted to focus on a problem that we see on pool decks across the globe.
Breaststroke. You’re either really great at it or struggle so much hat you feel like you are slowly drowning.
Five time olympian. Twelve time Olympic medalist. Absolute boss! We are psyched to get Dara Torres on this weeks video going over her favorite freestyle drill; a skulling progression.
There are a lot of “common” mistakes that swimmers make in their everyday training that winds up effecting them down the line.
Yes, you read that right! YOU can pull on the lane line. Not in the usual lazy way where you are trying to gain a few extra breaths during a difficult IM set, but a way to fix your backstroke.
We work with plenty of swimmers of all different levels on a weekly basis, and one of the biggest problems we see across the board is a lack of engaging in legs when swimming freestyle.
Breaststroke is by far the least efficient stroke, even with great technique.
In swimming, it’s the little things that count. Adding an extra dolphin kick here, improving your tempo a little bit there, all pay huge dividends in the long run.
At this point its a well-known fact that Caeleb Dressel has one of the best starts in the sport.
Underwater kicking is the absolute best way to cut huge amounts of time off of your swims with very minimal effort and an improvement in overall efficiency.
Swimming is well known to be the most difficult leg of a triathlon race for athletes to get down.
As championship meet season approaches, we’ve decided our next few videos will highlight various aspects of a championship meet environment.