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.
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The idea first crossed my mind in 1994 during practice analyzing technique. It was finally implemented in 2010.
I had a few questions for SwimLabs co-founder, Mike Mann. What better litmus test for swim success than a tried…
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Nearly all swimmers today use a track start with one foot forward and the other back on the starting block
A short-axis stroke is defined as a stroke where there is desirable rotation of the body along the short axis through the middle of the hip, as opposed to the long axis, along the length of the body.
With the introduction of the back footplate on the swim starting blocks in 2008, the dynamics of the technique of starting changed.
Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni fell in love with yoga while training as a professional athlete and has made it a life long practice…
Aussie swimmer and Funkita athlete Blair Evans is on a high after a successful Australian Short Course Championships. Evans won bronze in the 200 metres individual medley and swam a blistering 4.29.20 to win gold in the 400.
Improvement comes just beyond our comfort zone. Here’s how to get cozy with the scary unknown in the pool.
You can tell a lot about swimmers during the last ten minutes of practice. Here’s what helping with the equipment says about you.
Teaching swimming technique is very interesting. Every client we have at The Race Club is different. Some learn easily. Some don’t.
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Greg Meehan, 2017 NCAA coach of the year: “LightStrikeTM gives our athletes the power of a perfect fit, customized to their specific stroke and body type along with the greatest technology on the market.”
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