Category: Training & Technique

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
Training & Technique

Swimming technique: butterfly breathing

Breathing is one of the key moments in swimming the butterfly and partly depends on your strength and fitness.    You need to find the right breathing pattern to make …

Written by: arena coaches 21 January '20 0
Training & Technique

So which are the perfect goggles for you?

Goggles are like a second skin for swimmers: they must fit perfectly, provide perfect vision, be watertight, and fit neatly around the nose and back of the head, so that …

Written by: Arena 31 October '19 0
Training & Technique

Add Yoga to your swim workout!

It is becoming common, even among high-level athletes, to incorporate extra-pool workouts into the routine water training, the so-called “dryland training”. This includes training for all the aspects for which …

Written by: arena coaches 22 October '19 0


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