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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.

Freestyle Questions

How To Stop the Spreading of the Legs in Freestyle

Recently I posted an article and some tips on https://theswimmingexpert.com/how-to-fix-my-sons-freestyle/ Following this article there has beena good response from a number of coaches, however one of them has stood out, and I will share it with you below. Hi Gary, Concentrating on kicking to keep the legs together while breathing may stop the leg spread […]

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How to fix my Sons Freestyle

QUESTION: Hi Gary, My 9 & half year son is a decent freestyle swimmer.  One very major fault he carries is ” Spreading / Bending legs while breathing – he also turns his head more than required”  he breaths every 3 strokes. How to fix this? Thanks, Divakar ANSWER: Hi Divakar, In freestyle, many young […]

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How to Improve Your Freestyle Turns

How to Improve Your Freestyle Turns

QUESTION: Hi Gary, I am wanting some advice on turns as my 11 year old son has good times but his turns are slow for his breaststroke & freestyle. What can he do to improve his timing into and out of the turn. Thanks heaps, Ruth ANSWER: Hi Ruth, Please find below an answer to […]

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Freestyle Stroke Correction

QUESTION: Hi Gary, I am wondering if you can help me out with my freestyle stroke? Something is going on with it which has slowed my 800m time from a 9:12 to a 9:29 (twice) – over a period of a month. I am 13yrs old. I have attached a link to a short movie […]

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