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Category: Training & Technique

Training & Technique

Improve your freestyle arm stroke!

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

Written by: arena coaches 2 November '20 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

Open-water swimming: advice from Bernd Berkhahn, coach of the world champion Florian Wellbrock

Photo credit: ©JoKleindl Due to the temporary closure of swimming pools due to Covid19, open-water swimming has suddenly become extremely important. At the moment, lots of people who usually swim …

Written by: Arena 4 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

Open water swimming: tips from Fabrizio Antonelli, Gregorio Paltrinieri’s coach

Considering what is happening at the moment, lots of swimmers are considering training more (or starting to train) in open water. Here are some tips from Fabrizio Antonelli, Gregorio Paltrinieri’s …

Written by: Arena 4 June '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

Butterfly: how to improve your swim technique at home

Tips and exercises for training your arm stroke and leg kick in the lounge or bedroom. Exercises to do at home   ARM STROKE SIMULATION Standing in front of a …

Written by: Arena 16 April '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
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