I am just asking if just say I am already 17yrs old and I am doing a 27.5 for 50m freestyle long course. Is it possible for me to do a 25 sec next year. Just let me know if I’m raising false hopes. Regards, Brandon _____ Hi Brandon, The easy answer is yes. A drop […]
Swim Freestyle Fast with correct freestyle technique
The freestyle stroke is the fastest, most efficient stroke, because it maintains the body in a streamlined position with the limbs able to apply constant propulsive forces due to the arms alternating action and the continuous flutter action of the legs.
To swim freestyle fast you need to start with the correct technique.
QUESTION: Hi Gary, What is the best way to improve my daughters reaction time off the blocks, she is 10yrs old and seems to be overly cautious when doing her starts Regards Diane ANSWER: Hi Diane, There are a number of different ways that children can improve their starts. The first way is […]
There are a number of things that you must be aware of to breathe correctly in freestyle. Gary Barclay provides you with key information on how to breathe correctly in freestyle. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay and I’m going to talk to you about breathing correctly in freestyle. For more swimming freestyle tips go to Improve […]
Everyone would like to swim freestyle faster. In this video, Gary Barclay provides you with a number of different tips to help you swim freestyle fast. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and today I’m going to give you a tip in regards to how you can swim faster in freestyle. For more swimming freestyle tips go […]
Gary Barclay explains the correct head position when swimming freestyle. For more swimming freestyle tips go to Improve Your 50m Freestyle. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and today we’re going to have a look at the freestyle head position. Now it’s one of the most common problems in swimming, a poor head position in freestyle. So […]
QUESTION: I am a 16 year old junior in high school, and just finished my third 3 month swim season. I do not swim club year round, only the 3 months of high school since freshman year. My time for 50 freestyle is a 24.91, and I will need to take off about a second to […]
QUESTION: Hello Gary I would like to ask if the way Vladimir Morozov swimming is efficient? I mean his freestyle swimming. If he is doing high elbow position too and swimming like you showed it on your video? I’m asking because I can’t see it. I’m asking because I’ve got the same height as Vlad […]
QUESTION: Hi Gary, I have a 9 year old female swimmer who has been swimming competitively for about 1 year. She has been slowly improving but has been struggling to improve her kicking propulsion. Is there anything she can do to improve her kick to develop more propulsion? Please advise. Thank you, Victor ANSWER: Hi […]
Gary Barclay explains the importance of a high elbow position in both the arm recovery and under water pull when swimming freestyle. For more swimming freestyle tips go to www.SwimFreestyleFast.com. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay. We’re going to have a look at one of the most common problems in freestyle, and that is where a swimmer drops […]
QUESTION: My 7 year old son is a keen swimmer and trains 3 times a week (7 – 9 km per week). He has a problem on his crawl whereby when breathing his arm on the opposite side crosses under his body. Can you tell me the best way the fix this ? Looking forward […]