Swimming Tip Tuesday: Backstroke Body Positioning

Our back crawl Swimming Tip Tuesday of the week: Keep your body flat with a slight slope down to the hips. On this week’s Swimming Tip Tuesday we’re going to discuss backstroke and a unique aspect of our body positioning. Often you will hear your instructors refer to the streamline position. What  this entails is that the body moves through the […]

Swimming Tip Tuesday: Alternating Propulsion

Our Swimming Tip Tuesday of the week: Alternate your propulsion between your arms and your legs. There is always something propelling you through the water. The arms will be propulsive while the legs recover and the legs propel while the hands recover. When performing breaststroke, there is always a slight pause between the arm motions and the leg motions. The […]

Swimming Tip Tuesday: Breathing

Our Swimming Tip Tuesday of the week: Your exhalation should be twice as long as your inhalation. A longer exhalation leads to a more relaxed exchange of air. Breathing—it comes completely naturally to all of us. It is an activity that will function without interruption or conscious thought under the control of the autonomic nervous system. When necessary, we […]