Author Archives: Gary Hall Sr

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (1)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (1)

Swimming Myth #1 To go faster in swimming one must push out the back of the arm pull.  I believe this myth may have originated with an article that appeared some time in the 90′s. The article showed a swimming … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: What Makes Michael Fly?

Gary Hall: What Makes Michael Fly?

Most people that swim butterfly are not so pretty to watch, especially at the end of the race. It is not coincidental that some of the greatest flyers in history also had some of the most graceful strokes. Mark Spitz … Continue reading

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Stroke Rate vs Distance per Stroke: Who is right?

Stroke Rate vs Distance per Stroke: Who is right?

 In recent years there has been an increasing tendency for coaches to push increasing DPS to improve swimmer’s performances. Yet, during the Olympic Games, in every freestyle event over the 50 meter sprint, one sees a variety of techniques used … Continue reading

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