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National coach and swimmer Brenton Ford dives into the latest techniques for faster swimming as he chats with Olympic swimmers, coaches and experts. The #1 source of swimming information for swimmers, triathletes and coaches.

National coach and swimmer Brenton Ford dives into the latest techniques for faster swimming as he chats with Olympic swimmers, coaches and experts. The #1 source of swimming information for swimmers, triathletes and coaches.
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Melbourne, VIC

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National coach and swimmer Brenton Ford dives into the latest techniques for faster swimming as he chats with Olympic swimmers, coaches and experts. The #1 source of swimming information for swimmers, triathletes and coaches.

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English

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+61 0400 741 866


Episodes

The Ultimate Way to Reset Your Body with Bevan Mckinnon

5/17/2018
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Our guest for today’s Episode is Bevan Mckinnon who has been in the triathlon scene for over 15 years as a coach and as an athlete. Here are the topics discussed: 05:09 Intermittent Fasting 08:35 Ketogenic State 11:29 Training while Fasting 21:34 The Satisfaction in Coaching 38:10 Speed Reserve 39:59 Zero To Hero To know […] The post The Ultimate Way to Reset Your Body with Bevan Mckinnon appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Ultimate Way to Reset Your Body with Bevan Mckinnon was...

How Body Composition Affects Your Swimming with Andre Ho-Peng

4/2/2018
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My guest today is Andrew Ho-Peng who is from Dexa Melbourne. Dexa is a body composition scan that tells you about your bone density, visual fat levels, lean muscle mass and a number of other things. It is a really good way to check in with your health and well being. Listen as Andrew explains […] The post How Body Composition Affects Your Swimming with Andre Ho-Peng appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How Body Composition Affects Your Swimming with Andre Ho-Peng was first posted on...

How To Fuel For The English Channel with Tara Diversi

3/20/2018
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If you ever wondered how you should fuel for a marathon swim, then this podcast is for you. My guest for today is Tara Diversi, who has experience in long-distance swimming. She swam the English Channel and the Rottnest Channel and a number of other long-distance swims. She works closely with a handful of people […] The post How To Fuel For The English Channel with Tara Diversi appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Fuel For The English Channel with Tara Diversi was first posted...

Swim by Feel (Not by Data)

3/14/2018
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In this episode, we talked about the things I have learned from chatting up with the Rottnest Channel Swim 2018 winners, Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan. Leading up to the race, both of them encountered some obstacles, however, I believe they were able to rise above the situation because of these three things : -Going […] The post Swim by Feel (Not by Data) appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Swim by Feel (Not by Data) was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this...

Uncovering The Breath Training Secrets Used By Olympic Swimmers with James Fletcher

3/6/2018
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Our guest in today’s podcast is James Fletcher who has a background in Physiology. He has recently moved into Breath Training for athletes. He has worked with elite level swimmers such as Cameron McEvoy and James Roberts who both have been in the Australian Olympic Team. We talked about his specialization which is a very […] The post Uncovering The Breath Training Secrets Used By Olympic Swimmers with James Fletcher appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Uncovering The Breath Training...

How Do I Know If My Child Is Talented With Wayne Goldsmith

2/28/2018
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We welcome back Wayne Goldsmith who has been our guest in our previous podcasts. He is one of the most passionate sports performance expert all over Australia, New Zeland, and the world. Join us as we discuss Change, Commitment, and Motivation in the world of coaching. 01:40 – There is no such thing… 03:58 The […] The post How Do I Know If My Child Is Talented With Wayne Goldsmith appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How Do I Know If My Child Is Talented With Wayne Goldsmith was...

Race on Instinct (Avoid Over Thinking) with Grant Giles

2/21/2018
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I’ve known Grant through mutual friends for a quite a while. He is a Triathlon coach and to me, he is one of the best coaches that teaches and coaches a lot base on Mindset, Intuitiveness, and Beliefs. In the podcast, we talked about a lot of different topics from How to Change your Structured […] The post Race on Instinct (Avoid Over Thinking) with Grant Giles appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Race on Instinct (Avoid Over Thinking) with Grant Giles was first posted on at . ©2013...

Simple Changes Big Result with Gary Hurring

2/20/2018
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Our guest today is Gary Hurring who has been featured on our Podcast episode # 90 which is one of our most listened to episode that we have ever done. Gary is a former Olympic swimmer and coach from New Zealand and I really like his approach to swimming and to coaching and the way […] The post Simple Changes Big Result with Gary Hurring appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Simple Changes Big Result with Gary Hurring was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this...

How To Train For 10km+ Swims with Lisandra de Carvalho

2/14/2018
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Let’s welcome back Lisandra de Carvalho as we talk about how to train for 10km+ swims. Lisandra has been swimming the Rottnest channel on numerous occasions. She has been my training partner these past few months in preparing for the Rottnest Swim this month. Listen as we talk about the things that are essential in […] The post How To Train For 10km+ Swims with Lisandra de Carvalho appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Train For 10km+ Swims with Lisandra de Carvalho was first...

Move Your Big Rocks First

2/13/2018
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There are times when we get confused on what to prioritize. In today’s podcast, we talk about how it is beneficial to prioritize the bigger things first such as technique, focus, and mindset. Moreover, giving time also for smaller rocks such as strength training, diet, and mobility. The post Move Your Big Rocks First appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Move Your Big Rocks First was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use...

Train in Manual, Race in Automatic

2/9/2018
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Swimming can be compared to driving a car. In today’s podcast, we share with you about going from manual mode to automatic. When training, we like our swimmers to be in the manual mode where they really need to focus so that they can coordinate these little elements together.If you can practice that in training, […] The post Train in Manual, Race in Automatic appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Train in Manual, Race in Automatic was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming"....

Laser vs the Lamp

2/7/2018
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One of the analogies we like to use in swimming is the laser vs the lantern approach. Which approach should you use? Listen as we talk about the importance of having a laser approach in your training. The post Laser vs the Lamp appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Laser vs the Lamp was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of...

#106: The Power of Individualized Coaching

2/1/2018
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In this podcast we share to you why generalized coaching style doesn’t work for most swimmers. The post #106: The Power of Individualized Coaching appeared first on Effortless Swimming. #106: The Power of Individualized Coaching was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at svpford@gmail.com

Shock the System

1/25/2018
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When you train, do you feel like you only have one speed? In this podcast, we share with you on how you vary your pace in training, on how to shock the system. The post Shock the System appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Shock the System was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at...

The Catch

1/24/2018
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Most of the propulsion will come from the catch. We have worked with more than 1300 athletes and we have observed that most of them can impove on their catch. The post The Catch appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Catch was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at svpford@gmail.com

Before Training Routine

1/18/2018
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How long does it take you to warm up in training? We share our favourite pre-training routine to improve shoulder stability and reduce the chance of injury. The post Before Training Routine appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Before Training Routine was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact...

The Domino Effect

12/22/2017
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We discuss how the concept of domino effect can be helpful in the obstacles that you are facing. Listen and you will learn how identifying that initial or smaller dominoes can be beneficial in knocking over bigger dominoes. The post The Domino Effect appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Domino Effect was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the...

GRIT

12/14/2017
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In this podcast episode, we talk about few important points from Angela Duckworth’s book GRIT and why people love swimming despite being difficult and challenging. The post GRIT appeared first on Effortless Swimming. GRIT was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at svpford@gmail.com

Duration:00:06:22

One Step Backward, Two Steps Forward

12/12/2017
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In today’s podcast, listen on how the principle of taking one step backward and taking two steps forward is applicable whenever you changing a habit or when you make changes in your stroke. We’re also announcing the opening of bookings for Hell Week 2018 which is on December 14, 2017, 9:00 am Melbourne time. The post One Step Backward, Two Steps Forward appeared first on Effortless Swimming. One Step Backward, Two Steps Forward was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use...

Duration:00:06:22

The Best of 2017 Podcasts

11/29/2017
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Today’s podcast is entitled “The Best of 2017”. We have compiled all of the best parts from all the podcasts across the year and put them on this episode. This special episode is a mix of everything–from ideas, skills, and techniques to becoming a lean athlete and swim fast to overcoming anxiety and uplifting […] The post The Best of 2017 Podcasts appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Best of 2017 Podcasts was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is...

Duration:00:58:21

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