Technique Links

STRAIGHTER ARM FREESTYLE
This just might work for you. The coaches from SwimSmooth in Australia have a short piece on why a straighter arm recovery may work better for OW swimmers in wetsuits. We here at DAM think their rationale works for pool swimming freestyle just as well.

COMFORTABLY UNCOMFORTABLE
is a way of training that is gaining increasing support in the scientific community. We started Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) last winter [2014] in preparation for the Nationals in Santa Clara. That type of intensive swimming is precisely what is recommended in this New York Times article from June 2014. Read more...