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 Lesson: How to Swim Deep Underwater

In this video, we’re gonna learn how to swim deep. To swim deep, it’s important that you’re able to control your breathing. Before going down to deeper levels, let’s practice breathing. Take a big breath and blow bubbles underwater. Repeat several times until you feel comfortable. Once you feel confident Continue Reading

Swimming – Turns – Freestyle Flip Turn Step #1

TURNS – Noodle Flip If you’ve always wanted to learn how to do a flip turn (and what swimmer doesn’t?), here’s a fun drill that is step #1 in the learning process. Over the next few weeks, we’ll present a five step sequence that will get you spinning and turning Continue Reading

3 Swim Drills To Improve Your Front Crawl Technique | Swim Faster Freestyle In your Next Triathlon

– Swimming is a highly technical sport and getting the hang of that technique is no easy task, but then swimming with the wrong technique could mean that you’re swimming inefficiently, on other words, making it a lot harder then it should be. – Yeah, the best way to improve Continue Reading

Swimming – Turns – Freestyle Flip Turn Step #5

TURNS – Noodle Flip – Step 5 Here’s our 5th and final step in our learning sequence for flip turns. Why do it: In steps #2 through #4 of our flip turn sequence, we’ve asked you to flip straight over and push off on your back. Pushing off on your Continue Reading

Torpedo Kick in Swimming: Swim Training by SwimSmooth – Ep. 9

One of the most relaxing things you can do in your new Endless Pool is to pop a pair of flippers on like these from Finnies, uh Finnies rubber fins. They’re nice and flexible, nice and long. They’re going to encourage you to kick with this longer straight to the Continue Reading

Side Kicking Swim Drills: Swim Training by SwimSmooth – Ep. 10

Once you’ve established your torpedo shape in the water, it’s now time to take things a step further. Now what we’re going to do is an exercise simply called kicking on the side. Rather than having both arms out in front of you, one arm is going to go out Continue Reading