Backstroke swimming : Easy to learn, hard to master.

We will divide this video in 6 parts. By the end you will see why I think backstroke is the easiest swimming stroke to learn and yet the most exhausting and difficult to master for a lot of people. The First part is a demonstration of me doing a 50 Continue Reading

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

28 ways you can get disqualified. Swimming rules and regulations according to FINA

Swimming doesn’t seem like a complicated sport with a lot of rules. However, there are at least 26 rules that can get you disqualified. Start 1- On the starter’s command “take your marks”, swimmers shall immediately take up a starting position with at least one foot at the front of Continue Reading

4 Ways To Improve Freestyle Kick | Front Crawl Swimming Tips For Triathletes

– Today, I’m at Team Bath and I’m going to be explaining how to improve your freestyle kick. You see, without a kick, or an effective kick, your freestyle stroke will more or less just fall apart. It’s not only crucial for the propulsion of your stroke but also for Continue Reading

Swimisodes – Butterfly Swim Drill – Left Right Front Drill

OK. Next drill we also use to keep your shoulders down, to elevate again with your neck is called Left Right Front Drill. You can do 2 kicks with 2 left, 2 right, 2 front or 1, 1, 1. It really doesn’t matter. What’s important is on the front breath. Continue Reading

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How to win individual medley races. Why swimmers slow down and how take advantage of it

Swimming the individual medley is not easy. you must be good at all the four strokes or at least not have a very weak stroke. But you can always tell when someone slows down in their weakest stroke, usually breaststroke. To get good at your weakest stroke requieres a lot Continue Reading

Swimming tutorial. Legs. Part 3. How to improve your Freestyle Swimming Technique | Stroke.

If you really want to get better at swimming you need to learn how to kick properly. Here are four things that can help you perfect your kicking technique. In the last video I talked about shoulder rotation. The hip rotation should be synchronized with the shoulders. While the hips Continue Reading

How long does it take to be a good swimmer?

How long does it take to be a good swimmer? Well it depends on what you define as “good”. For example It took Michael Phelps 8 years to qualify for the 2000 Sydney olympics. He started swimming at age 7. Which means that he was only 16 when he broke Continue Reading

Children’s swimming lessons in Bury | STA Level 2 swimming teachers

When children start off in swimming lessons at Bury Leisure, in the 3-4-years category, the teacher gets in the water with them. We work on a ratio of 1:6 and the teachers prepare the children, ready for a teacher being on poolside. We never have classes larger than 12 per Continue Reading