Swimming Articles

Swimming Technique: Swimming by Change of Support

No matter which environment we are moving within, we have the same rules and laws for performing efficient movement. Swimming is no exception. In the Pose Method of swimming we stick to the same principles of efficient movement that we discussed for running, however, in swimming because of the specific medium of water, there are… Read more

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Theory & Practice: Strength Training in Swimming

Strength training in swimming is a lot like strength training in any other sport. It is centered on supporting technique. The typical thinking is that the stronger the better. The bigger the muscles the more physical strength you have. That is not correct. Our muscles are a part of a larger mechanism. They do not and… Read more

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Learn to Swim Faster with Pose Method

Learn To Swim Better & Faster Using the Pose Method

Since the Pose Method® of Swimming is new to most of our readers, I’ll start from the very beginning and assume that you’re starting from ground zero. The Pose Method® approach can be effectively used with complete newbies and swimmers looking to improve their technique. At the beginning you should not think about speed or… Read more

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Theory and Practice: Athlete’s Muscles

I hear discussions of muscles and fibers and I wonder if people participating in the discussion are talking about doing something or is it a theoretical discussion of anatomy. If you’re studying anatomy or have scientific interest in the topic of muscles, tissues and fibers then it makes sense, but if you’re an athlete of… Read more

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Theory & Practice: Form and technique in athletics

Form and technique are directly connected. One is a product, result, of the other. You have to first learn how to (technique) to do it (athletic form) in order to make it happen (proper athletic form). Technique is a skill of doing. We produce good form when we skillfully do something. For example, we produce… Read more

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