Training Intel

Can You Swim Faster By Caring Less?

Can we try too hard to achieve our goals in the pool? Is there a point where our passion for our swimming becomes counter-productive?

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Swimming Technique & Racing Strategy

Swimming technique goes hand in hand with racing strategy. Racing strategy often involves implementing more than one swimming technique.

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Why Should I Track My Swim Practices?

Recently I got an email from a young swimmer asking whether he should start writing out his workouts. Here’s an expanded version of my answer.

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FINIS Set Of The Week: Training Between Two Tapers

In today’s swimming world, many swimmers are forced to taper down twice during a short period of time.

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Eggbeater: Water Polo Body Balance

Water polo differs from swimming for vertical floating that enables players to take a position and do all the technical…

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Bio-Mechanics Of Pass-Shot In Water Polo

Passing the ball is a motor skill that allows the player to prepare for shooting, the last phase of the…

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The Swimmer’s 3-Step Strategy for Dealing with a Poor Performance

Even the elite swimmers have bad swims. Here is a simple, yet extremely powerful, 3 step plan for dealing with a poor swim.

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Undulation Technique To Improve Butterfly

If you want to practice the Butterfly on a competitive level, first of all, you need to practice the movement…

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Analysis Of The Frontcrawl Recovery Stroke On The Cartesian Plan

It is possible to adjust the distance between the elbow and the central point of the head by taking the…

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6 Things Swimmers Should Remember When Trying to Improve Technique

Swimming better and faster starts with the ultimate fundamental–proper technique. Here’s what swimmers need to know about getting their technical game tight.

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Freestyle Kicking Power Requires Plantar Flexibility

Having great plantar flexibility of the ankle is a prerequisite for developing a stronger, faster flutter kick.

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5 Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Swim

All swimmers have bad swims. Here are 5 ways to bounce back the next time you have a bad performance at the pool.

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7 Things You Can Do Today for a Better Practice Tomorrow

Want to get ahead of tomorrow’s workout? Here are 7 simple things that you can do today to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.

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5 Things to Track in Your Log Book (Besides Your Swim Practices)

Using a training journal gives you much more than just a record of your workouts. It can help you clean up your nutrition habits, get mentally stronger, and even help you recover faster. Here’s how to go next-level with your log book.

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Why I Swim

Swimming is far more than just a sport for many of us. Here are just a few of the endless reasons that I swim.

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