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? […]
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.
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 […]
Question: Hi, in swimming freestyle, my child is bobbing up & down. How can this be fixed? Thank you J Answer: Bobbing up and down in freestyle is a common problem for many young (and not so young) swimmers. The most common reason swimmers bob up and down is because when the hand 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. I guess the first thing is to make […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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