Category: Training & Technique

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
Hypoxic training: swimmer breathing underwater
Training & Technique

Hypoxic Training: The Art of Breathing Less

Adding a completely new type of workout to your existing regimen can be equal parts intimidating and exciting. Hypoxic training may sound like an extreme form of exercise for enhanced …

Written by: arena coaches 13 January '22 0
Swimmer doing long distance swim workouts
Training & Technique

Train to Go the Distance: Long-Distance Swim Workouts

Long-distance swimming is a rewarding challenge for both the body and mind. Distance training often requires long hours of keeping your head down and bearing through a long-distance swim workout, …

Written by: arena coaches 5 December '21 0
Backstroke start technique: swimmer in a backstroke starting position
Training & Technique

Backstroke Start Technique: A Beginner’s Guide

There’s not much point learning how to swim a good backstroke without first nailing your backstroke start technique. The start is one of the most important moments in competitive swimming, …

Written by: arena coaches 2 December '21 0
Swimming with fins workout: underwater shot of a swimmer's legs with fins
Training & Technique

Swimming With Fins Workouts to Develop a Stronger Kick

Swimming with fins is one of the most thrilling aspects of swim training. Throw a pair of fins on your feet and get ready to zip through the water at …

Written by: arena coaches 23 November '21 0