Finding the optimal stroke rate is about finding the right balance between stroke rate and DPS. This will be different for each athlete.
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Push-off strength will measure the obvious problems as well as the less noticeable; head position, angle coming off the wall, and balance.
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For swimmers to be fast enough to win races, they need to have a solid grasp of swimming with proper technique. Here are 3 simple steps to help.
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Every swimmer has their own set of ever changing goals throughout their swimming career. But, the one common big picture goal that most, if not all, swimmers have is to swim faster
No matter what type of swimmer you are, whether you’re a pool or open water swimmer, or you swim competitively or recreationally, increasing your stamina can do wonders for your swimming.
Tracking metrics provides a significant advantage to athletes and coaches. While each metric provides insightful data, choosing focal metrics is fundamental in tailoring technique and training to fit specific goals to each unique circumstance – whether they’re training for distance or sprint, for any given stroke.
A large part of becoming a better swimmer is knowing how to execute a fast turn with proper technique. A good turn enables you to transition and move off the walls quickly, but it also contributes to better overall performance.
Faster starts lead to faster swims. This is why starting with a strong, fast dive off the blocks is absolutely essential to swimming a great race. The starts can be a deciding factor of the outcomes of a race, especially for sprint events.
2017 World Championship results are in and the data has been analyzed. See why the winners won and what gave them their edge.
By TritonWear The end of every swim meet is an opportunity to evaluate athlete performance as well as the efficacy…
One of the greatest advantages of tracking metrics is it allows for easy identification of specific areas of improvement in individual swimmers.
The concept of “taper” is sacred in the world of swimming. Who doesn’t look forward to it? Even the word itself brings joy, carrying warm connotations of reduced training loads and signaling fast racing on the horizon.
Just as with most things, there are no shortcuts to swimming fast. It takes hard work and a good amount of dedication, both in and out of the water.
As we settle into familiar routines – school and swim practices resuming, and beginning to set our goals for the season and school year ahead. But everyone knows goals are not enough on their own.