Streamline

I had a 1:1 training session with Tim yesterday. 

He says if there is one word I should think about in order to maintain good form during my swim it’s *STREAMLINE*

“Keep it streamline” That’s what he said. 

OK Tim! 

And here are some links he gave me to study which will help me get a better catch and pull:

Check out the drill below and also remember the double arm drill with thumbs touching.

EVF drill (slightly different to how we did it today):

http://www.slowtwitch.com/Training/Swimming/How_To_Pull_Underwater_2009.html

Secret Tip: How to Pull Underwater Drills

This general clip is also pretty good to break down the EVF concept further:

Check out the links below of great Olympic swimmers and focus on their EVF.

Sun Yang – multi angle:

Ian Thorpe – side:

Michael Phelps – multi angle:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=ax77_hHq9Dc

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