Simple tips to improve your front crawl swimming

Can you feel how your body is moving while you swim? Do you have any feel for the water or awareness of how you’re swimming? If not here are some tips to help improve your swimming.

Front Crawl Swim Set for Fun

I’m on easy training week so we did a fun front crawl swimming set this morning. It was very simple.  Swim 12 x 200m. And do something different for each repeat. FOR FUN!!!  You can obviously amend the distance to suit however much you want to swim This is what...

How should I breathe in front crawl swimming?

So, you’ve mastered the art of breathing in front crawl swimming but you can only breathe to one side.  Does it even matter? If you’re starting out with front crawl, then your first goal is to learn to breathe and to be able to swim more lengths. So only being able to breath to one side isn’t a massive problem. However, as time goes by and you want to swim faster and further it will start to affect your stroke and hinder your progress.

Quick Front Crawl Tips

If your front crawl stroke feels a bit ropy after a Christmas break then here are some quick and simple tips to help you get back to easy swimming. Check balance and posture Do you stay in horizontal balance throughout your swim and on every stroke? If not can you...

How long it will take to learn front crawl?

I often get asked how long it will take to learn front crawl and how many lessons someone will need. This is a tricky question to answer and in this blog I’m going to talk about some of the things that make it easier or harder to learn and give you some tips on how you can help yourself.