Courtesy of Swim Smart, a SwimSwam partner.
The Problem: Bad Streamlines
As coaches, the first thing we teach our swimmers is the streamline, and yet every day on every pool deck of every swim team in the world a coach is uttering these words…
“Fix your streamline!”
We were those coaches! We tried everything to get our swimmers to simply squeeze their heads better: pushups for punishment, long lectures about the importance of reducing drag, even jumping in with all our clothes on if they would do one workout with perfect streamlines.
It never lasted, the kids never got