There are three secrets to help you swim faster. The first one is start with your stoke length. This will have the biggest impact on your speed. The length of your stoke as opposed to the number of stokes has the biggest impact on how fast you swim.
The second is to consider is your nervous system versus your aerobic stamina. Training muscle memory to be able to repeat a swimming stroke can be more important than physical stamina.
The third is to consider is the swimming algorithm. This being just a simple math equation that can help you figure out the most efficient stroke for your height. These three areas can help you swim with greater ease and efficiency.
- To increase your swimming speed increase your stroke length
- Use muscle memory to maintain a long stroke
- Maintain stroke length while increasing stroke speed.
“After 40 years, the data shows most clearly that a rare and completely counterintuitive skill is the key to success in swimming”
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Three ‘Secrets’ of Swimming Faster