Your Swimming Tips For August
Folks, swimming is not a sport where an athletes can power through for any length of time greater than very short distances (less than 400 meters). Unlike running and cycling the technique required to swim long distances is the most important. Here are some tips to improve your technique.
- Relax in the water.
- Start with your head facing downward.
- Allow your entire body to roll to the side when breathing.
- Give yourself ample time to take in a full breath by first starting the breath period early in the pull stroke and returning to the head down position by the time that same arm is moving forward past your head reaching for the next stroke.
- Point your toes in the water and look to return to the superman position after every stroke. ( full catch drill).
If you can do the above mentioned things, your body should acquire balance in the water and you should have enough air to accomplish longer distance swimming.