Try This – a series of short tips you can try yourself, straight from the master Steven Shaw..
Try This # 2 ~ ‘Smart Swimming’ the front crawl – a more sustainable energy efficient, powerful and enjoyable way to swim front crawl
- After placing the arm in the water and extending it, release your forearm, bend your wrist and elbow gently, then apply effort.
Notice how the body comes into a more stable position.
Feel the weight of water against your forearm as your body moves forward.
👋Contrast this with pulling straight through without flexing the wrist and elbow.
👋Notice how your arm slips through the water with less forward momentum.
👋Compare left and right arms – notice any differences.