Category: Training & Technique

How to choose swimming goggles: various goggles hung together
Training & Technique

How to Choose Swimming Goggles for Your Style of Swimming

If a swimsuit is like a second skin for swimmers, goggles are like a second pair of eyes. The best swimming goggles will fit perfectly and provide lasting comfort and …

Written by: Arena 10 May '22 0
Swimming warmup exercises: swimmer using roller on his back
Training & Technique

Prepare to Race With These Swimming Warmup Exercises

Getting your muscles ready to work efficiently is extremely important before a swim workout but even more so before a race. Utilizing proper swimming warmup exercises will improve your race …

Written by: arena coaches 26 April '22 0
Swimmer doing the breaststroke kick
Training & Technique

Breaststroke Kick: Improve With the Right Technique and Tools

The breaststroke is believed to be the oldest stroke and the first to be swum competitively. Captain Matthew Webb was the first man to swim across the English Channel — …

Written by: arena coaches 21 April '22 0
How to use a pull buoy: underwater shot of a swimmer in a pool
Training & Technique

How to Use a Pull Buoy to Improve Your Swimming Technique

I wonder how often you have thought about making the best possible use of this unusual figure of 8-shaped object. The pullbuoy will allow you to maintain the right body position, reduce drag in the water, increase your power and, hence, your speed.

Written by: arena coaches 11 April '22 0
How to increase lung capacity for swimming: swimmer coming up for air
Training & Technique

Learn How to Increase Lung Capacity for Swimming

The stand out feature of swimming that makes it different from many other physical activities is the fact that it takes place in water. This forces you to get tactical …

Written by: arena coaches 7 April '22 0
Training & Technique

3 drills to improve your swim pace

Swimming at the right pace is vital for any swimmer. It does not just allow you to save energy but also to be more efficient throughout the entire forward propulsion …

Written by: arena coaches 1 April '22 0
Training & Technique

Do you want to improve your performance? Learn all about medley training!

Medley training is not easy, but it is certainly something you should learn to do if you want to become a more complete swimmer. Training for all four strokes increases …

Written by: arena coaches 4 March '22 0
Training & Technique

3 swim sets to try out before you decide to hang your swimsuit up!

Training is like a dish served in a Michelin-starred restaurant: it must contain ingredients that make it appetising and enjoyable for even the finest palates. To make a training session …

Written by: arena coaches 4 February '22 0
How to improve breaststroke time: swimmer coming up for air
Training & Technique

How to Improve Your Breaststroke Time Starting Now

Have you ever felt you were doing something wrong when swimming the breaststroke and not known what to do in order to improve? Your dolphin kick during the pullout phase …

Written by: arena coaches 27 January '22 0
Training & Technique

Improve Your Form With These 12 Butterfly Drills

The butterfly stroke is iconic in the swimming world. It is challenging to learn and difficult to master, but the physical and mental rewards of improving in this stroke are …

Written by: arena coaches 17 January '22 0