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A Surprising Result Of Swimming Flaws Analysis - Swimming Advice

One of the basic skills of any beginner student of any activity is the ability to recognize if something is not done the right way. Be it the ability to notice spelling mistakes in written texts (I am sure there many in my posts :)), the know-how to acknowledge that a ski jumper’s form during the...

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What Is Bilateral Breathing? (Does Bilateral Breathing Mean Breathing Bilaterally?) - Swimming Advice

There is a fundamental difference between actually performing bilateral breathing and the ability to perform bilateral breathing in freestyle. Many beginner swimmers get confused with the terms they read on miscellaneous swimming blogs, triathlon forums, and learn to swim sites. You will often...

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How To Keep Water Out Of My Nose (The Human Nose Clip) - part 2 - Swimming Advice

I already showed you, in my previous article, how to prevent water getting up your nose while going underwater, floating or swimming on your stomach. This is, however, just one part of the nose plugging story. If you do not know the rest of it, I am afraid that for some swim positions, nose...

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Getting Water In The Nose While Swimming (How To Plug Your Nose, So You Do Not Choke On Water?) - part 1 - Swimming Advice

The efficient movement of our bodies in the water while swimming, does not come naturally to the majority of our water filled planet's population. Putting our faces in the water and having fun around and in our local pools, lakes, oceans, seas or rivers is, however, as common as your favorite brea...

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Extreme Apnea And The Guinness World Record (How Long Can You Hold Your Breath Underwater?) - Swimming Advice

I am sure you have all tried it, holding your breath (be it underwater or above the water) as long as you can. I used to practice holding my breath to break my own personal records during my English classes :). I guess this shows you how much interested I was in English, so if you find any err...

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Legs Of Steel (Keep Your Legs From Sinking During Freestyle Or While Floating) - Swimming Advice

This is an additional post on proper head position while swimming freestyle. I know you might be tired of hearing the words "put your head down" while you swim, however, believe me, if I tell you, this is the building block of your swimming. Without the proper head position, your stroke wi...

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Overcoming My Fear Of Water - Tips For Beginners Of All Ages (Kids, Adults) - Swimming Advice

Swimming is a sport that is not natural to everyone. Walking, running, biking, all of these are quite easy to master, however, it takes some coordination and stamina to learn how to swim and to top it all off, before we improve our swim technique, we all have a different swimming style based on...

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Learn To Control Your Breathing (Swim Sets To Improve Your Lung Capacity In Swimming) - Swimming Advice

It is no secret that a swimmer has one of the best lung capacities from all the athletes or at least should have. :) . Having to be accustomed to not be able to breathe whenever you want takes some time getting used to. Here are a few fun ways how you can improve your breath holding ability du...

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