How to do Bilateral Breathing while Swimming: Swim Training by SwimSmooth – Ep. 4

In our previous video clip regarding the Sink Downs showing you how to relax in the water, I’ve briefly mentioned the word or Mantra “Bubble, bubble, breathe.” So what I’m going to show you now is how those Sink Downs are going to be used as you turn on the Continue Reading

How to Sink in a Pool: Swim Training by SwimSmooth – Ep. 3

Swimming is a seemingly very technical sport, but it doesn’t really need to be. Many people overcomplicate the whole process of swimming freestyle. What I’m going to show you now is a drill which you can do in your own home pool, with an Endless Pool or a Fastlane. You Continue Reading

Zipper Swimming Drill: Professional Swim Coaching – Ep. 1

The importance of the zipper drill is to fine-tune the recovery of your swim stroke. When doing the zipper drill, the goal was to keep your elbow high, and don’t cross the midline of your body. When doing this drill slide your thumb along the side of your body to Continue Reading

Swimming – Freestyle – Narrow Your Shoulders

How you present your body to the water in swimming is an important part in maintaining momentum. If you look at your body as a cross-section from the front, you’ll be amazed at just how much area you’re taking up. Here’s a quick thought for freestyle that will keep you Continue Reading

Popeye Breathing Technique for Swimmers: Swim Training by SwimSmooth – Ep. 6

Keeping one goggle in the water and one goggle out is a very abstract way to make sure you’re keeping your breathing head or your head position, I should say, when you’re breathing in the right spot. It’s a nice abstract thing to look for, is this line that separates Continue Reading

Treading Water Swim Lesson ‘The Season Day 16’ Helpful tips on how to swim #swimlesson #treading

Alright summer leaguers this is day sixteen. I just got in from practice, we worked on treading. Now treading is a skill a lot of times they use it for life-saving and just staying up above the water but it can actually be used in training as well to help Continue Reading