Swim

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 [...]

By |2018-08-22T10:10:15-06:00August 22nd, 2018|Articles, ATV, BioAstin, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Workout Wednesday|

Progressive Swim Skills Presented By FINIS: Precise Pull Pattern for Faster Freestyle Swimming

After a well-executed high elbow set, adopting a precise underwater pull pattern will help generate more power speed to your freestyle stroke. This is part 6 in my 10 part series: Progressive Swimming Skills All Triathletes Should Master. I hope you like it! Dave   https://youtu.be/ZkTTvgpCLqg

By |2018-08-08T09:48:06-06:00August 8th, 2018|Articles, FINIS, Swim, Training, Training Articles|

Progressive Swim Skills Presented by FINIS: Effective Arm Trajectory

In the 3rd episode of my series Progressive Swim Skills All Triathletes Should Master I cover an important topic: arm trajectory. Triathletes quite often exhibit one of these arm trajectory problems: In an effort to gain more "distance per stroke" (a teaching styles that drives me nuts!), they over-extend their reach.  This causes their elbow [...]

By |2018-07-11T19:15:29-06:00July 10th, 2018|FINIS, Ironman, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Videos|