Learn to Swim - Month 4

author : Sara McLarty
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photoThis installment of the BT Swim Series will focus on swimming tools and how best to use them. Includes pull buoys, kickboards, fins, paddles and snorkels.

Learn to Swim - Month 3

author : Sara McLarty
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photoThis installment of the BT Swim Series will focus on the four major parts of the arm stroke in freestyle: Catch, Pull, Finish, & Recovery.

Learn to Swim - Month 2

author : Sara McLarty
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photoThis installment of the BT Swim Series will focus on being efficient in the water. Learning how to swim smooth and efficiently is important to becoming a great swimmer.

VIDEO: Open Water Swim Tactics

author : 10Kswim.com
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photoLearn what the world's best open water swimmers look for, think about and do during a world-class open water swim and it's implications for triathletes looking to improve the swim leg of their race.

Learn to Swim - Month 1

author : Sara McLarty
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photoThis installment of the BT Swim Series will focus on breathing. Before you can swim fast, you must learn how to control your breathing so that easy swimming does not leave you gasping after one lap.

Sprint Triathlon Swim Workouts

author : Amy Kuitse
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photoIf you are a beginner triathlete training for your first triathlon, this article will show you three key swim workouts that you can use for your triathlon swim training.

Member Question: Doing More Continuous Swims?

author : mikericci
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photoUnlike the running or biking portions which seem to have some long rides or runs as an ongoing part the swimming program involves a lot of shorter intervals with short rests in between. Explain?

VIDEO: "Perpetual-Motion" Freestyle: The Three Percent Solution - Part 3

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photoIn this third part, Terry Laughlin discusses how to achieve an optimal freestyle stroke and what drills go into developing a good stroke.

VIDEO: "Perpetual-Motion" Freestyle: The Three Percent Solution - Part 2

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photoWork less to swim better. Part two of this video series covers the principles of active streamlining to swim faster with less effort.

Member Question: Can I Have Both Distance and Speed?

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photoWith stroke improvements I find that when I try and swim long I have lost any speed gains that I had because my stroke count just creeps up and up. I also feel like I'm running out of air.

Ask the Swim Coach: My Triceps Hurt While Swimming

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photoI've just got back in the pool from a 2 week break and my triceps are killing me the whole time I am swimming. Wondering if someone has any ideas or tips to correct?

VIDEO: "Perpetual-Motion" Freestyle: The Three Percent Solution - Part 1

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photoWork less to swim better. Part one of this video series covers the philosophy of Total Immersion swimming and looks at some common freestyle swimming misconceptions.

Beginner Swimmers: Common Swim Questions

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photoAre you a new swimmer starting your triathlon training? Here are some top answers to member questions as you begin your triathlon swim training.

The Merits of Stroke Work

author : EnduRight
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photoDo you do that same freestyle stroke over and over? Why triathletes can benefit from swimming other strokes besides freestyle.

Buoying Your Swim

author : EnduRight
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photoNext time you reach for your pull buoy, think again. By creating dependency on a buoy, the athlete never learns how to correctly create a more efficient freestyle stroke through better body position.
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