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Dryland training

3 dryland exercises swimmers should avoid

This article will illustrate some dryland exercises that might be recommended but should actually be avoided at all costs by swimmers. In contrast, try the exercises we recommend which are specifically for swimming. One of the great truths of …

Written by: arena coaches 9 April '21 0
Men and women, explanations for the difference in performance levels
Training & Technique

Are there different training methods for men and women?

Men and women, explanations for the difference in performance levels It is never easy to talk about the difference in performance levels between men and women. We might, for example, …

Written by: arena coaches 3 March '21 0
Training & Technique

How to improve your freestyle arm stroke!

Improve your freestyle arm stroke to develop a more efficient stroke! Catch, pull, push and recovery, these are the four key phases in a freestyle arm stroke. A proper freestyle …

Written by: arena coaches 17 February '21 0
3 secrets to achieving your goals ARENA BLOG
Training & Technique

The 3 secrets to achieving exceptional goals!

Discover the three secrets to achieving exceptional goals. Why do you swim or do triathlon? What makes you push yourself so hard every day for so many hours each week? …

Written by: arena coaches 3 February '21 0
Training & Technique

1 drill every day to improve your freestyle!

5 drills for 5 training sessions to improve your freestyle swim stroke! A different workout every day of the week focusing on various factors to perfect your freestyle swim stroke. …

Written by: arena coaches 12 August '20 0
Training & Technique

Do you wanto to improve your backstroke? Follow this plan!

Improve your backstroke! – Training plan for beginners and amateurs The backstroke is the strangest stroke for an amateur swimmer, because you “go backwards” and you cannot see where you …

Written by: arena coaches 3 July '20 0
Training & Technique

How to improve your underwater phase

The underwater phase is swimming’s fifth stroke. To improve this aspect of your swimming, you must glide through the water with perfect coordination. The underwater phase is considered to be …

Written by: arena coaches 18 May '20 0
Training & Technique

The importance of work “out of the pool”

Find out why so-called “dryland” training is important for all swimmers, even amateurs and beginners! Training out of the pool seems to be UNHEARD OF! Stretching and injury prevention exercises …

Written by: arena coaches 18 March '20 0
Training & Technique

Strengthen your swim stroke wherever you are: Burpees

Here is a way to become a stronger swimmer without needing a gym or any other special equipment! Today we will be looking at a bodyweight exercise involving all your …

Written by: arena coaches 13 March '20 0
Training & Technique

The butterfly: power and harmony

Level: beginners The stroke gets its name from its sweeping arm action reminiscent of a butterfly’s wings. It is the most spectacular to watch and also the hardest to swim: …

Written by: arena coaches 6 March '20 0