Archive for the ‘“Different Strokes” Technique’ Category

Will Michael Phelps Change How YOU Swim?
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on August 5th, 2012

Will the legacy of Michael Phelps change how you swim? Will you also strive to expand your mastery?

Finding best Stroke Count in Backstroke Too
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 23rd, 2011

This practice example shows that add/subtract (or Gears) stroke count sets can be good for Backstroke too.

How to swim Distance Freestyle as easily as Breaststroke
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 18th, 2011

If it’s hard for you to swim continuous freestyle, but easy to do so in breaststroke, here’s a plan for applying sensations of ease and support from breaststroke to freestyle.

Backstroke Video Analyzed – and why improving Backstroke is good for Freestyle
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on February 17th, 2011

Improve backstroke in 3 steps – while improving complementary skills in Freestyle. Also tips for effective stroke analysis.

Want to Swim 200 Fly at any age? Balance & Streamline.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on November 19th, 2010

How “Balance-Streamline-Propel” helped cure a 40-year “Butterfly Problem” in a few weeks.

Going Like Sixty: Lessons from the pool
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on September 25th, 2010

After over four months of swimming only in open water, because I love the outdoors and freedom, I discover how valuable pool practice can be.

Butterfly for Mind-Body Health
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on June 8th, 2010

Learning to swim butterfly as an adult can be an exercise in Problem-Solving, Challenging Assumptions and Deep Practice, rather than Working Harder. This benefits both brain and body.

Can You Learn (EZ) Butterfly at Any Age?
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on June 1st, 2010

How to swim Butterfly, without fatigue, at any age.

Five Ways to Save Energy in Breaststroke and Butterfly
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on May 30th, 2010

Swim breaststroke and butterfly longer without fatigue, and faster in the short term, by emphasizing streamlining over propulsion.