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Swim more Efficiently by Establishing a Neutral Body Position

I have spent most of my life in the pool. For this reason I have had about 20 years to develop a good stroke, but I am still trying to make changes and become a more efficient swimmer. For most … Continue reading

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Stop Fighting the Water! Part 4

Stop Fighting the Water! Part 4

Slipping through the Water Swimming is a funny sport because physical effort does not always translate into faster or better performances in the pool. Moving efficiently through the water is a learned skill, making our sport a tricky thing to … Continue reading

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Swimming Downhill

Swimming Downhill

In the swimming world, you often hear top coaches refer to the concept of “swimming downhill”. But what does this mean? Technically, swimming downhill refers to placing your body and core in an ideal position to reduce drag in the … Continue reading

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