Swimming Technique



There is a type of swimming for everyone: from recreational laps to competitive swimming; from the calm of the public pool to the chaos of the open water. Whether you're an experienced swimmer looking for the most in-depth information on swimming techniques and swim news, or are a novice wanting to improve your stroke, the Web has a site for you.

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Swimming Technique

Whether you're a recreational or competitive swimmer, it's important to learn proper swimming techniques and training habits. These sites will help you perfect your stroke and get the most out of your workouts.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • The Web won't offer season-long guides, but it will provide workout plans and other advice that coaches and athletes can use.
  • Not all Web workouts are accompanied by glossaries, so check out USA Swimming if you need help with a term.

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