You Might Be Holding Breath Too Long

You Might Be Holding Breath Too Long

Improving ease of breathing is probably the top request I get from new and returning swimmers. It is no wonder – breathing frequently is necessary, swimming requires a lot of respiration, and breathing with the head underwater most of the time is quite an...
Better Breathing Near The Wall

Better Breathing Near The Wall

We are often focused on fixing breathing problems during the stroking part of the swim, what’s happening away from the wall in the lap lane of the pool. But as I work with swimmers to uncover the causes of their breathlessness we may eventually come to look at...
It Matters How You Breathe

It Matters How You Breathe

Have you worked patiently and persistently on your stroke skills and fitness but still feel breathless after only a few laps? There is more that could be affecting how well you feel refreshed by each breath. I recently published a post on the TI Blog called It Matters...
Where Does Your Breath Come From?

Where Does Your Breath Come From?

What do you do when you have done your best to solve your breathlessness problem in the pool and it is still not enough? You followed the Checklist For Easier Breathing: You’ve worked hard on your fundamental stroke skills. You’ve worked hard on the...
Checklist For Easier Breathing – Part 3

Checklist For Easier Breathing – Part 3

The Checklist Here is a ‘short’ and essential checklist to help you survey your pattern to look for gaps or weak spots. If you’ve been to one of our training events you’ll recognize many of these points and remember what kind of drills we use...