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Your swim technique will set the limit on where your fitness will take you.

You can train harder and get fitter to shave mere seconds off your best times. Or you can improve your technique and save minutes. Here are all my best guides to help you improve your technique. I hope you find something here that helps you!

~ Rory 

My most popular swim technique guides & posts


How To Stop Your Legs From Sinking

The  Ultimate Guide To Balance & Alignment In Freestyle Swimming Introduction Stopping your legs from sinking doesn’t just magically happen.  The human body isn’t designed …

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Triaging Your Swim Stroke
Identifying and Addressing the Stroke Faults in Your Swim

In this post I explain the concept of “Triage”. The goal is to help you understand what to focus on first, where the lowest hanging fruit lies and what will make the biggest difference to your speed and efficiency.

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Breathe Right, Swim Fast: Answering Some of The Most Common Breathing Questions

In this post I cover some of the intricacies of breathing, helping you understand the mechanics, patterns, and strategies that will help make you more comfortable in the water and elevate your swimming game.

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Fundamentals of Triathlon Swimming

A Straightforward Swimming for Triathlon Guide To Efficient Technique, Better Endurance & Unshakable Triathlon Swimming Confidence.   Why I Wrote This Guide I started swimming …

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Tips For Freestyle Breathing

If you’re gasping for air on every stroke, don’t stress this quick guide will help. Here are some simple tips for freestyle breathing.

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Are Swim Drills For Triathletes A Good Idea?

Swim drills for triathletes are not a magic pill. You won’t get faster just because you do them regularly! Learn how to use drills correctly in this post.

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Freestyle Kick Like A Triathlete

This post breaks down how to position and move each part of your leg so you can get more power out of your kick. Learn to kick more efficiently right here.

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Use These 5 Steps To Improve Your Swim Technique

Understand exactly how your brain processes learning a skill and apply these 5 strategies to change and improve your technique like a pro.

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The Freestyle Breath: How To Keep Your Head Low

When you keep your head low during the freestyle breath you’ll sustain your pace with less effort and hold your speed for longer periods of time. Learn how to keep your head in a good position through the breath

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Should Triathletes Swim Front Quadrant Freestyle?

The speed and efficiency of your freestyle stroke is directly related to the length of your body. By swimming front quadrant freestyle you will create a more efficient stroke that you can learn to build speed from. Here’s how to swim front quadrant freestyle.

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