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America’s favorite guide to swimming faster is now available in an updated second edition with four new secrets to swimming speed.
Sheila Taormina shares what’s new in the second edition of America’s favorite guide to faster swimming: Swim Speed Secrets.
Sheila Taormina is a swimming coach and inventor of the STGRID, an underwater swimming technique analysis tool. Find an STGRID-certified coach near you!
Swimming is 80% technique! So why focus on the elements that are easiest to master? Set your top priorities to become a faster swimmer.
Reducing the number of strokes you take per pool length is only good if you are actually swimming faster, too… Sheila Taormina explains the relationship between DPS (distance per stroke) and stroke rate.
Check out an example of how swimmers take fewer strokes–and swim slower.
Find out why the world’s elite swimmers keep breaking records while the rest of us are not getting faster.
Sheila Taormina’s Swim Speed Series is America’s favorite guide to faster swimming.
Alright, let’s get something straight. Sheila Taormina has one heck of a Rolodex. Get to know the elite swimmers whose technique is examined in Swim Speed Strokes.
Swimming can be daunting for many triathletes, so it may seem overwhelming and unnecessary to add more stress by asking them to add a flip turn into the mix. However, there are a number of reasons to consider learning this skill.
We’ve checked the stats and these are YOUR Top 10 favorite Swim Speed stories, tips, excerpts, and drills from Sheila’s books. Take a look: maybe you missed one!
There is a valuable tool in swimming that lets you know if you are directing your energy the right way and holding water as you ratchet up the speed. It is called stroke data.
The curvilinear path in elite swimming is not an illusion caused by body rotation or elbow flexion. It’s undeniably present in the world’s fastest swimmers.
Because of the feedback we’ve gotten on Facebook, I will offer a short explanation of what I mean by “S-pull” and how all elite swimmers today show it in their stroke.
After getting many comments about this post on Facebook, Sheila Taormina has written a response that more fully explains the S pull in swimming in this new post: Let’s Talk About the S Pull in Swimming.
The best swimmers in the world are masters at feeling the water. But what does that mean? Sheila Taormina explains.
Sheila Taormina explores the contributions that lift and drag make to the underwater pull in all four swimming strokes.