Category Archives for Swimming Technique Tips

Techniques for head position while swimming – Part 1 of 2

Gary Hall Snr from The Race Club has some great tips and techniques for reducing drag in the water by using correct head positioning. Feeling inspired? Enter an event now! Enter Event

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Rick’s tips for getting back in the ocean –brought to you by blueseventy

Open water swimming is a great way to get a long aerobic swim under your belt, it breaks the boredom of going up and down the pool. Your open water swimming techniques can vary from swimming in the pool so this is a great way to practice. Pool swimming can be a bit more finesse […]

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Top 5 tips for a successful open water swim

1. Complete some of your training swims in the ocean in varying conditions, event day won’t always be calm and beautiful. Never swim alone and wear high visible cap and if possible have a kayaker with you. Build your confidence before you arrive at the event, practice crowded swims with a few friends, swim close […]

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Exclusive interview with Olympic Swimmer Lauren Boyle

For anyone who has followed her career to date you will know it has not been an easy road, yet Lauren was able to win three medals at the recent FINA World Championships. Recently State Ocean Swim Series Event Director Scott Rice was able to spend some time with Lauren to explore what makes her […]

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3 Swim Drills to Improve Your Technique this Winter

Winter is a very important time for making improvements to your swimming performance. A great way to keep motivated is to find a few training partners and work on your form this off-season.

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Ocean Swimming Navigation Tips

Great ocean swimmers either have, or they develop, a high navigational IQ. Navigational IQ refers to the ability for a swimmer to swim the fastest course in an ocean race. But, the fastest course may not always be the straightest course, depending on the currents, waves and surface chop.

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Tips for Swimming in Different Conditions

When it comes to ocean swimming you are open to the elements and it can be quite a new challenge to face if you’ve only been used to pool swimming or even just fair weather open water swims. The tips below will help you to understand the impact of rougher conditions on your swimming and […]

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15 Swimming Technique Tips

We all know that swimming is all technique, so we asked the team at Future Dreams swimming to share their top 15 Swimming Technique Tips to help improve your efficiency and times.

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