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How to Improve Butterfly Timing

QUESTION: Hello, I have a son who is looking to better his butterfly timing.  What can you recommend to improve his timing. On a 100 he does 1:03.  Would weights training help him? Thank you, IP ANSWER: Hi IP, There are two critical timing aspects to swim strong butterfly. A correct timing of the kick in relation to […]

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Butterfly Kick Needs Improvement

QUESTION: Hi, My daughter started swimming competitively at 9 1/2 yrs.  She excelled in butterfly doing very well for the first couple of years.  She has just turned 14. For the last two seasons she has come to a standstill in butterfly.  I have noticed that most of the work is done using her arms […]

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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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How to Swim Butterfly FAST

It’s one thing to be able to swim butterfly, but another to know the secrets to swim Butterfly FAST. Listen to Gary Barclay sharing some great tips on how you can swim butterfly fast. Go to http://www.swimbutterflyfast.com for more tips on swimming butterfly FAST. Hi. I’m Gary Barclay, and I’m going to give you a few tips […]

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