This week's drill is really about a question: Do you go to air in breaststroke when the hands are sweeping out, or when the hands are sweeping in?
The sport has changed and if you're not making moves to go with it, maybe it's time to take a serious look at soccer.
Evaluate the picture first, then watch the video to see if you still think what you initially were thinking.
We've uploaded more videos of NCAA Champion and Portuguese Olympian, Carlos Almeida to www.goswimtv.com.
NCAA Champion from Louisville, Carlos Almeida, shares some very cool breaststroke techniques with us.
In a world where we calculate most things (like money) on a 100-based scale, athletics brings the need for a new type of math, the 60-based scale.
When swimmers are learning breaststroke, they generally follow their instinct when it's time to breathe. This focal point can help you determine if you're going to air at the most efficient spot in your stroke.
In honor of Eric Shanteau and all the swimmers competing at the US Championships this week, check out a shot of Eric's breaststroke.
When first learning how to do an effective flip turn, many people try to use the hands to help them get the turn started. But then they get caught, and are unable to finish the rotation.
The other day, one of our regular posters had a question about "Front crawl kick timing". In reading it, and reading it, I certainly began to understand how certain things in swimming can be overthought, and overtaught.
This set of 225 IMs will help you focus on how fast you FEEL rather than on how fast the clock says you're going.
Swimming stroke for stroke with other swimmers is not so easy as it looks. Try it for a fun and challenging set.
Do you know how many days are left until your championship meet begins? If so, how many and does that seem like a long way away or short?
Comment on the freestyle swimmer in this image... THEN watch the short video.