Try This – a series of short tips you can try yourself, straight from the master Steven Shaw..

Try This # 5 More on front crawl and the breath…

  1. Breathe in from the mouth never the nose so as not get chlorinated water up your nose which can be very unpleasant.
  2. When turning to breathe lead with the head so the face is clear of the water.
  3. After the inhalation focus on keeping the lead arm forward. Making sure you keep this lead arm forward, the second arm should move gently down and be placed in the water. If this action is too heavy it will cause you to waste too much making the stroke less sustainable