How We Learn
whether you're a novice, intermediate or advanced swimmer, it's good to have some knowledge of how we learn - it really can help
Conscious vs. Subconscious
Basket and golf ball
Basketball = Subconscious
Golf ball = Conscious
Warning: Quiet Sound!
Golf Ball vs. Basketball
Focus on one skill at a time, and give yourself about six sessions to pick it up.
What Do We Know About Programming Your Conscious?
One Thing At Once
Learn By Doing And Feeling
Learning An Action Takes About 6 Swimming Sessions
Use fins (flippers) to help support you while you learn.
Learning a Change Shouldn't Take Much Longer Than Six Sessions
Why Drills Work
Advanced swimmers should work on fringe skills too, like starts and turns.
If Bad Habits Stick, Good Ones Do Too
Use drills to break habits and learn new movements.
The Power Of Visualisation
75 strokes per minute
75 strokes per minute - Ian Thorpe's racing stroke rate. Have you met Mr Smooth
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