Swimming

  • Triathlon Swimming: Improve On Dry Land

    14th November 2011

    Imroving swimming doesn’t always mean getting in the water. These dry land swimming exercises are great for building swim strength and getting you powering through the water, says top coach and triradar.com contributor Doug Hall. Swim bands are also known…

  • Open Water Swimming: How To Swim In A Group

    11th November 2011

    Adding open water swimming sessions as a group to your triathlon training will build confidence, race techniques and speed, says Triathlon Plus and triradar.com contributer Richard Stannard. Learning to swim in a group builds technique, confidence and speed Open-water swimming…

  • Triathlon Swimming: Learn To Swim With Video

    9th November 2011

    How swimming video analysis can knock minutes off your triathlon swim personal best. Seeing yourself swim can make a huge difference I’ve always known that watching your own swim on video is the best way to improve, but the message…

  • Triathlon Swimming: Smart Swim Kicking

    7th November 2011

    For better triathlon swimming, a strong swim kick can give you powerful propulsion through the water, but for some of us there may be a smarter way to swim, says Triathlon Plus and triradar.com coaching editor Phil Mosley. Smart kicking…

  • Triathlon Swimming: How To Improve Your Catch

    4th November 2011

    These triathlon swimming workouts to improve your catch phase will help you get a better grip on the water and increase swim power, says Swim Smooth head coach and triradar.com contributor Paul Newsome. Do this drill with a pull buoy…

  • Swimming Workouts For Time Poor Triathletes

    1st November 2011

    Squeezing in these swimming workouts for time poor triathletes will help maximize stroke skills in half the time, says Triathlon Plus SA Editor and triradar.com contributor Glen Gore. Swimming can make the best use of your training hours Let’s be…

  • Triathlon Swimming: Pool Swim Blitz Plan

    31st October 2011

    Make long-term swimming improvements with our exclusive four week training plan. Dedicating time to your swim will see your PBs fall Sometimes you’ve got to really focus on something in order to improve at it, and that’s certainly the case…

  • Ironman Training: Plan For Next Year

    7th October 2011

    Ironman triathlons sell out fast, so training and planning well in advance are key to success The long lead-time that Ironman races’ popularity forces on you gives you time to have a brilliant race when you do go long next…

  • Ironman Training: Swim Like A Pro

    4th October 2011

    Learn to swim like an Ironman pro with exclusive tips from world-class triathlete Jan Sibberson The swim can be the most hectic and daunting of the three disciplines (Photo: Bakke-Svensson/Ironman) There are hundreds of long-distance triathlon races around the world…

  • Triathlon Swimming: Pool Training With Fraser Cartmell

    23rd September 2011

    Ironman UK winner Fraser Cartmell’s tips for keeping focus in the pool during long sessions Focusing on technique in the pool will keep you enagaged with your training Triradar.com caught up with Ironman champion Fraser Cartmell to get his top…