Video 1 Get Level

The biggest challenge for most newswimmers to overcome his body drag. Body drag is when the top parts of the body the head, the lead arm, and the shoulders are positioned high in the water and the hips and feet are progressively deeper. In this swimming "up hill" position there is more drag on the body.

Video 2 Push Off

A good push off is essential in swimming as it sets the tone of each lap and because it is the moment at which we will be the fastest in water.

Once you mastered your swimming and your push off,

you'll be consistently swimming more efficiently and faster.