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Half Fly Cord Drill for Faster Freestyle

Why would we want to perform a half butterfly stroke with stretch cords? Because this drill -- demonstrated in the Workout Wednesday presented by Bioastin video below -- will get you comfortable with the unnatural motion of the high elbow set. For those of you who have followed me for some time, you know that [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|ATV, BioAstin, Swim, Training, Videos, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Half Fly Cord Drill for Faster Freestyle

Using Stretch Cords to Help Master the High Elbow Set

In this edition of Workout Wednesday powered by Bioastin, I'd like to introduce a simple drill that delivers great results. There are many drill variations that you can perform with stretch cords to help you improve your freestyle swimming technique. I typically start my athletes with this one, because it isolates and replicates the unnatural movement required for the vital [...]

Swimming Faster: Back Flutter Kick with No Fins

I like to do kicking drills and this one will work your core and your concentration. The key is not to have too much flexion in your knees. Doing flutter kick on your back without fins increases your awareness of the pressure on the top of your foot which ultimately helps when you are doing [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|ATV, BioAstin, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: Back Flutter Kick with No Fins

Swimming Faster: Back Dolphin Kick with Fins

One of the best exercises for your core in the water is back dolphin kick with fins. Try this to help build your strength for your swim. Take a look at this video and you’ll get some more tips on how to do this drill properly. If you give this a try, let me know [...]

By | December 26th, 2017|ATV, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: Back Dolphin Kick with Fins

Swimming Faster: Breaststroke Pull with Freestyle Kick

Try this drill to gain more power in your swim. By doing fast breaststroke pull and revving up your freestyle or flutter kick you'll find it exhausting but effective. Take a look at this video and you'll get some more tips on how to do this drill properly. If you give this workout a try, [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|ATV, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Swimming Faster: Breaststroke Pull with Freestyle Kick