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Freestyle Technique – High Elbow Position

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 […]

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How can my daughter improve her breaststroke?

Jo’s 12 year old daughter is a good breaststroke swimmer. Jo is looking for some advice on how she can improve some aspects of her breaststroke swimming. Her daughter has a problem picking up her stroke rate compared with the other girls in her age group. In fact some times she does two strokes to […]

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Learning to Breathe in Swimming

If you have troubles breathing when you swim freestyle, you will love this short video. Todays question is from Lisa and Lisa would like some information on breathing in freestyle. Hi, my name’s Gary Barclay and today’s question is from Lisa. Lisa writes “Hello! I’ve just started swimming freestyle for a week, and I’m trying […]

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What to Eat Before and After Swim Training

Find Out What to Eat Before and After Swim Training and Competitions  Learn how to provide the best nutrition for your child to achieve peak performance with their swimming. Nutrition for Swimmers (ebook) is for Junior and Age Group Swimmers. For more information go to www.nutritionforswimmers.com

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Must Have Book for Swim Coaches

www.swimmingforparents.com  “Swimming for Parents” is a great book for swimming coaches to promote to parents of swimmers who they coach. Swimming for Parents is a must have book for all parents and will assist the swim coach to educate swimming families. The book also provides information that will make you a better coach, by understanding […]

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Butterfly Hand Position to Get a Good Breath

Gary Barclay explains the correct hand position to move forward and breathe when swimming butterfly. Hi, I’m Gary and I want to talk to you today in regards to one of the  major problems in butterfly swimming. And that’s where the hands enter out  in front, and then push downwards, so that a swimmer can […]

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How to Catch the Water When Swimming Butterfly

Gary Barclay explains how to catch the water when swimming butterfly. Hi. I’m Gary Barclay and today I’m going to talk to you about one of the common problems in butterfly. This particular problem is in relation to the arm stroke, and when the hands are underneath the water many swimmers get a good catch. […]

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How to Kick When Swimming Butterfly

Gary Barclay explains how to kick when swimming butterfly. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay. I’m going to talk to you a little bit about the butterfly kick. The most common problem we find with the butterfly kick is where swimmers kick just from their knees, rather than using their hips and their torso to drive the […]

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Swimming Butterfly – Exit and Recovery Tips

Get some great tips on how to recover your hands in butterfly. Gary Barclay explains exit and recovery when swimming butterfly. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay. We’re going to have a look at one of the major problems in butterfly, and that’s the recovery. There are so many different ways that I see swimmers recover in […]

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