Open Water Swimming – Training Tips

Training tips for swimming long distances in open water (i.e. outside: rivers, the sea, the ocean, lakes, lochs, firths and so forth). Taken from a promotional video by Swim Trek an open water swimming holiday company. (Swimtreck training advice, technique, stamina )

Learn To Swim – Step 3: Stroke Technique + Breathing Technique

Catch Position Roll + Freestyle Breathing – Front Crawl Technique Step 3 of our learn to swim series. The catch position is defined by the start and finish of the stroke. The catch position is when the stroke is at its longest. Learning the catch position progressions is key to establishing stability and the fundamentals… Continue reading Learn To Swim – Step 3: Stroke Technique + Breathing Technique

The Catch – How To Swim Front Crawl | Freestyle Swimming Technique

Swimming fast is a combination of fitness and technique, one is about physical hard work the other more mental. We are going to be looking into the catch part of front crawl and showing how you can improve this important part of the stroke. Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: You can break… Continue reading The Catch – How To Swim Front Crawl | Freestyle Swimming Technique

The Most Important Body Part In Swimming

The rotation of the body is easy to do, but many people don’t know that there is a short pause in the rotation. This pause makes you swim way faster. The energy transfer between arms and legs is what makes you move well in the water. It doesn’t matter if you use your legs a… Continue reading The Most Important Body Part In Swimming

How To Swim Breaststroke | Technique For Breaststroke Swimming

Breastroke might just be the hardest swimming stroke to master, but if you can get it right then it can be a great alternative for you! Mark & Fraser are here with a step by step guide for you develop your own stroke! Subscribe to GTN: GTN Sale – Save Up To 30% Off: If… Continue reading How To Swim Breaststroke | Technique For Breaststroke Swimming

Make Your Freestyle Swimming Technique Smoother In 7 Steps!

Do you find freestyle swimming a real effort? Well, stay tuned, because Mark is here to provide some tips on how to make your freestyle stroke more smooth in 7 simple steps! Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share… Continue reading Make Your Freestyle Swimming Technique Smoother In 7 Steps!

The Perfect Exercise (Butterfly Swimming)

Entertainment, mental health, Longevity, increased muscle mass and cardiovascular endurance. Those are the main benefits that the perfect exercise should give you. We will see each of the benefits and why I spent more than 20 years thinking butterfly swimming wasn’t for me. Some of the top butterfly technique tips are: 1- The center of… Continue reading The Perfect Exercise (Butterfly Swimming)

He changed swimming FOREVER in less than 4 minutes!

What Ian Thorpe did in 2000s changed the swimming coaches’ style of training, competing and technique forever. Before him, most swimmers focused on taking as many strokes as possible. After the Thorpe era, we trained and swam very differently. 00:00 – Everyone was swimming badly 00:14 – The first record 00:51 – New record 01:08… Continue reading He changed swimming FOREVER in less than 4 minutes!

Her swimming strategy should be imposible!

Ledecky has the best time in the world by 20 seconds! Here we tell you how she got to be so good. And we also tell you about her possible rival. In Tokyo 2021 will the first time that the 1,500 meter freestyle will be swam in the female events. This means that Ledecky will… Continue reading Her swimming strategy should be imposible!

Women's Swimming 50m Freestyle – Semi-Finals | London 2012 Olympics

Highlights of the Women’s Swimming 50m Freestyle Semi-Finals from the Aquatics Centre during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Swimming has featured on the programme of all editions of the Games since 1896. The very first Olympic events were freestyle (crawl) or breaststroke. Backstroke was added in 1904. In the 1940s, breaststrokers discovered that they could… Continue reading Women's Swimming 50m Freestyle – Semi-Finals | London 2012 Olympics