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Swim Tech: sometimes bad is ‘good’…

For many triathletes, swimming is an ongoing frustration. Just when you think you’ve ‘got it’, it vanishes. But, sometimes ‘bad’ swimming is good! If you are struggling with the ups and downs of the pool (most of you…), this is well worth a read to gain some perspective.

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Swim Tech Video: torpedo drill

Dan Bullock, Head Coach at Swim for Tri takes us out of the water this week to look at someone else swimming the Torpedo Drill. Watch, learn and then go do it yourself! This is an excellent drill as it allows swimmers to focus on their full body rotation and kick without having to worry about the timing and execution of the pull and recovery phase of the arms.

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Done in an hour: swimming

James Beckinsale looks at three swim sessions that are designed to improve your technique, your race preparation and your open water swimming. All of these can be fitted into that magic hour as long as you focus on the task in hand.