Concerned About Sinking Legs In Drills?

Concerned About Sinking Legs In Drills?

We have a student working through our Pool Comfort lesson series. In this series we guide people through a gentle process of removing the anxiety and stress they’ve felt in the water, which has previously hindered them from making progress in swim lessons, or...
What Is Your Neutral Buoyancy Point?

What Is Your Neutral Buoyancy Point?

Previously, I wrote out some thoughts and a strategy for swimmers who struggle with sinking: Remedy For Sinkers Part 1 Remedy For Sinkers Part 2 Better Motivation For Sinkers And Anyone Since then those posts have received a good deal of attention and I’ve...

Remedy For Sinkers Part 2

Are you a sinking swimmer? I have published this second part a few days after the first part. From some comments received after posting the first part I want to clarify a few things:   First, Learn To Sink Evenly I would define a ‘sinker’ as someone...

Remedy For Sinkers Part 1

Are you a sinking swimmer? I am going to share a little of my secret strategy, out of compassion for my swimming comrades who consider themselves ‘sinkers’ – I know a few many and a few less women who fit this category. I don’t know the overall...

Hip-Leg Alignment

Another problem area for the swimmer is in the hip and leg alignment. I will first re-state that the head is the anchor for alignment of all these other body parts. Work on the head first, then the lower back, hips and legs will be much, much easier to correct. So if...

Head-Spine Alignment

This is Part 2, following Core Strength And Control… Let’s divide the body into these sections of focus as we examine alignment and core strength in the swimmer:   Head   Spine   Waist   Hips   Legs This article will address the head and spine: The head is...