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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

Learning Freestyle

QUESTION: When starting to teach children freestyle arms and breathing could I please have your opinion whether we should teach 2,3 or 4 arms. Is there any reason why all swimmers should bilateral breath? Or can they breath two & four strokes and  be just as strong and smooth in the water as a bilateral swimmer?  […]

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Body Rotation in Freestyle

Gary, Congratulations on your website. It is great to encounter an intuitively designed and content rich site. Easier said than done of course! QUESTION: I have a small technical question on body rotation (a new concept to me): I find it easier to rotate when taking a breath. It tends to flow with the recovery […]

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How to Swim Freestyle Faster

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. When you’re training or when you’re […]

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Freestyle Technique – Head Position

Gary Barclay explains the correct head position when swimming freestyle. For more swimming tips go to www.SwimFreestyleFast.com. 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 if you swim with […]

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Freestyle Technique – Correct Hand Entry

Gary Barclay explains the correct hand entry when swimming freestyle and why it is so important to get the entry right. For more swimming freestyle tips go to www.SwimFreestyleFast.com. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and we’re going to have a look at the hand entry in freestyle. Now one of the most common problems that many […]

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Freestyle Technique – Correct Breathing Timing

Gary Barclay explains the correct time to turn your head to breathe when swimming freestyle. For more freestyle tips go to www.SwimFreestyleFast.com. I’m Gary Barclay. And today I’m going to talk to you about one of the more  common problems in freestyle, and that’s incorrect breathing timing. In regards to the timing when you swim, there’s […]

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Slow Freestyle Kick

I have a kid age 9. I feel that when he does free kicking it is very slow. How can he improve his freestyle kick? The key to improving freestyle kick is to do plenty of it at a good intensity. I would start with sets of 25m kick fast and then build up to […]

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Swim FREESTYLE Fast

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. swimFREESTYLEfast  

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