Speedy Swimming Blog

December 6, 2017

Intermediate level swim analysis clinic at Cranleigh school on Sunday 14th January 2018

Early vertical forearm technique comparison between Haydn Woolley and Roland Townson

Early Vertical Forearm Goals

1. Push more water behind you
2. Achieve a 90 -100 degree elbow bend

The main reasons why you should want to improve your distance per stroke (DPS) are: 1. Improved performance 2. Streamlining 3. Better efficiency in the water 4. Enhanced timing As water is 1000 times denser than air, this is why it takes much more effort to move throu...

September 13, 2017

Do you feel like you're being pulled backwards with your leg kick?

Do you feel like your kicking is literally pulling you backwards and affecting your body position?

This isn't uncommon when you're learning front crawl, your leg kick should be 90% straight, and from the...