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  • Freestyle w/fins

    Matthew: Freestyle with Fins Meet Matthew. This was a college student who I trained from the ground up. When he came to me he did not know how to swim and within six months developed into what you see in this video. After teaching body awareness and body balance, I move onto streamline and then freestyle. Here Matthew is taking long strokes and using fins to help propel himself through…

  • 12 Noodle Exercises for the upper body and lower body

    12 Noodle Exercises for the Upper and Lower Body A series of noodle exercises that help a swimmer develop body awareness and body balance. Noodles are just swimming aids that new swimmers can use for support as they are learning the proper body position. Many, but not all exercises can be completed without having to put the face in the water. Noodle Arm Balance Noodle Front Float Noodle Front Float…

  • Freestyle w/fins

    Matthew: Freestyle with Fins Meet Matthew. This was a college student who I trained from the ground up. When he came to me he did not know how to swim and within six months developed into what you see in this video. After teaching body awareness and body balance, I move onto streamline and then freestyle. Here Matthew is taking long strokes and using fins to help propel himself through…

  • Freestyle w/snorkel

    Johnny: Freestyle with Snorkel I love working with older adults who have recently retired and have chosen to take up swimming as way to maintain their cardiovascular health.  As part of a long set, I encourage my clients to use a snorkel as it limits the need to take breaths through rotary (side) or rhythmic (alternating sides) breathing.  It also slows them down so they can concentrate of their technique…

  • Hypermobile and a weak back

    Hypermobile and a weak back This was a client of mine who is a triathlete who needed to work on her swimming.  She  was very strong in her running and cycling portions but could not hold herself up (kept sinking) in the swim portion.  You will see here in the video that she demonstrated hypermbility in the low back.  She was having trouble stabilizing and engaging the low back so…