Breaststroke Kick: Improving Your Catch

In breaststroke your feet are equally, if not more, important as your hands – they need to CATCH and HOLD water. Try this new drill to help influence the flexibility at the corners of your kick....   view video »

posted on 6/18/2014

   

Re-emergence into racing!

As a very, very average college swimmer, it was exciting to join the sport of triathlon post collegiate competition in the early 90′s…I was always one of the better athletes in my age group because of the lead I got out of the water. I found it an awesome sport to be a part of mainly be...   read full post »

posted on 9/10/2013

   

Preparing mentally and physically for a long distance open water swim

Interval training, adding a variety of pull and kick sets and technique work are all valuable in helping you prepare for a long race distance, but getting in and churning out a straight swim, so that your mind and body know their capable of it, is also incredibly valuable. In your daily training, us...   read full post »

posted on 8/2/2013

   

Adding Variety to Your Training - dive into the individual medley!

I am probably like most of you reading this, when I get in the pool it is primarily about fitness and enjoying myself so why should I torture myself with butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke? It is important to seize the opportunity to be mentally and physically tougher; I look at training the ind...   read full post »

posted on 7/25/2013

   

Training with Patrick Evoe

It's been a pleasure training one of my first BEST clients, Patrick Evoe. Patrick is a professional triathlete based in Austin, and I look forward to helping him improve his swim leg through better technique. We had great morning session last week. The air was a bit chilly but the pool temperature w...   read full post »

posted on 10/10/2012

   

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