The fastest way that elite swimmers move through the water is by dolphin kicking underwater. This is a very challenging skill because it takes not only technique, but also strength and rhythm. Watch this video where Chloe teaching drills and provides tips to achieve a stronger and faster underwater dolphin kick.
In your IM, you have 4 options for your backstroke to breaststroke turn. The fastest proven turn is called the crossover turn! It looks a lot more complicated than it is. It's simply a touch on your back and then a flip turn on your side.
The rules are that you need to touch on your back and push off towards your front. That's it. You won't master this turn the first time, so practice! practice! practice! Hopefully this video will make it easier for you!
Open turns are the turns that you use in your breaststroke and butterfly races. Most swimmers think of the open turn as a "turn around". Instead, drive your knees in and think of it as a backwards flip! Try this new way of thinking at your next practice!
Are you trying to learn how to flip turn faster? Here's a video of Chloe Sutton demonstrating a drill for swimmers to learn to flip without using your arms. Try it and let us know in the comments what you think!
Thank you so much for the overwhelming amount of support that I have received from all of you here on YouTube! Below, I have added some information on how you can learn from me IN PERSON!
I have been working with Fitter and Faster for 7 years now. I travel to dozens of cities every year to share my knowledge of stroke technique with swimmers of all ages and abilities.
Maximize the effectiveness of your training by preparing for your races through visualization exercises. My recommendation is to practice this exercise at least once a week to help you to get closer to your goals. Listen to my prompts and follow along. Let me know in the comments if this has helped you perform better!
THANK YOU ENDLESS POOLS! 2-time Olympic freestyler Chloe Sutton shares her top 3 tips to swimming a faster freestyle! Aspects such as proper head position and breathing technique, a strong core driven rotation, and a high elbow catch will help you swim faster, more efficient, and stronger! Try out these tips to improve your form!
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Most people either love backstroke for the ability to breathe all the time or hate it for its awkwardness. Regardless, here's your chance to get faster. This backstroke tutorial takes you through every part of the stroke and then there are connection drills to try at the end. Watch this video all the way through and apply some of the skills and drills into your own practice.
Many people consider butterfly to be the hardest stroke and can't sustain swimming it for more than a 25. Usually, this is because of technique mistakes, especially with the timing. Watch this video that covers the entire butterfly stroke and the aspects that make butterfly easy, sustainable, and FAST!
Chloe Sutton - Sharing my experience of 17 years of competitive swimming including 8 years on the National Team and 2 Olympic Games.