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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

Don’t Let The Numbers Rule Your Swimming with Nick Jankovskis

7/31/2019
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My guest today is Nick Jankovskis from METS Performance. METS Performance is a Melbourne based company that help athletes with a whole range of tests that you can use to then use some data to incorporate that into how you’re training, particularly for endurance athletes. Nick and I will be talking about how we easily […] The post Don’t Let The Numbers Rule Your Swimming with Nick Jankovskis appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Don’t Let The Numbers Rule Your Swimming with Nick...

Breaking The Mould With Michael Andrew

7/17/2019
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Our guest today is Michael Andrew, he is a competitive swimmer and has been the gold medalist for the 100-meter individual medley at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships. He is training in a non-traditional way and has pioneered the Ultra Short Course Race Pace Training. 02:32 Ultra Short Race Pace Training 07:04 Team […] The post Breaking The Mould With Michael Andrew appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Breaking The Mould With Michael Andrew was first posted on at . ©2013...

Developing The Serape Effect with Carl Reader

7/15/2019
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Carl joins us again on the podcast. His background is in Functional Movement and in this episode, he shares some interesting aspects of the Serape Effect. 01:34 Carl’s experience with Serape Effect 03:13 Brenton’s Interpretation of Serape Effect 04:24 Carl’s Take on Serape Effect 06:04 Exercises 08:58 Understanding and Starting Serape 10:29 Building the Coordination […] The post Developing The Serape Effect with Carl Reader appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Developing The Serape...

How To Take 5-minutes Off Your 70.3 Swim with Ryan Roselli

7/11/2019
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My guest today is Ryan Roselli. He attended one of our freestyle clinics in Brisbane last March. During the Cairns Half Ironman, he managed to swim 5 minutes quicker than last year. In this episode we, talked about the things he focused on in his stroke, making the changes permanent and some advice to swimmers […] The post How To Take 5-minutes Off Your 70.3 Swim with Ryan Roselli appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Take 5-minutes Off Your 70.3 Swim with Ryan Roselli was first...

How To Know When To Push Hard Or Back Off With Trever Gray

7/3/2019
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Trever Gray is an HRV based coach who works with Olympians and amateurs, ensuring athletes are adapting to training stimuli optimally. He is also a professor of anatomy & physiology and nutrition at Tacoma Community College. Join us as we talk about Heart Rate Variability, Respiratory Muscle Training and Blood Flow Restriction Training. 00:59 Trever […] The post How To Know When To Push Hard Or Back Off With Trever Gray appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Know When To Push Hard...

Why It Pays Off To Follow The Process With Taren Gesell

4/7/2019
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Why It Pays Off To Follow The Process With Taren Gesell Our guest today is Taren Gesell of the YouTube Channel Triathlon Taren whom we had two analysis videos. The video analysis was six months apart and over that time he really made some impressive improvements and continues to get better. 01:07 How Taren started […] The post Why It Pays Off To Follow The Process With Taren Gesell appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Why It Pays Off To Follow The Process With Taren Gesell was first...

From 1:50/100m to 1:30/100m Pace with Jason Key

3/15/2019
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In todays episode we have Jason Key who is an age group triathlete based out of Texas. Jason shares his journey towards achieving his 1:30/100m mark. 00:56 How Jason started with Effortless Swimming. 02:01 Jason’s focus as an athlete. 04:54 Time Trial Average pace. 05:58 Flexibility. 10:21 Next Stage of Improvement. 11:55 2 Beat. 4-Beat […] The post From 1:50/100m to 1:30/100m Pace with Jason Key appeared first on Effortless Swimming. From 1:50/100m to 1:30/100m Pace with Jason Key was...

The Road To NZ 10km National Championship with Solomon Wright

1/23/2019
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We welcome back Solomon Wright who recently won the New Zealand 10km Open Water Championship. In this episode, Solomon talks about his training leading up to the National Championship and how he recovered from shoulder injury. We also added a before and after video of Solomon comparing his stroke now and 12 months ago. 02:53 […] The post The Road To NZ 10km National Championship with Solomon Wright appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Road To NZ 10km National Championship with...

The Best of 2018 Podcasts

12/9/2018
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As we end a wonderful year, here’s a collection of the best podcast snippets for 2018. Enjoy! 00:47 How to Work on the Right Things with John Mullen 03:01 Laser vs the Lantern 05:12 Train in Manual, Race in Automatic 07:23 Move your Big Rock First 09:01 How to Train for 10km plus Swims with […] The post The Best of 2018 Podcasts appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Best of 2018 Podcasts was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal...

Learning From Disaster With Shipwreck Survivor and Professional Triathlete Els Visser

11/27/2018
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We are joined today by Els Visser who is a professional triathlete from the Netherlands Els had a TEDX talk about how a shipwreck experience changed her life. In this podcast, Els shares to us that experience with the hope of inspiring others. 00:37 Sinking Ship Experience 2:57 Stay or Swim 9:42 Surviving the Island […] The post Learning From Disaster With Shipwreck Survivor and Professional Triathlete Els Visser appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Learning From Disaster With...

9 Things We Learned From Hell Week

10/24/2018
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We’ve just returned from our annual Hell Week camps in Thailand. Here are nine things I learned from the camp that I thought it would be worth sharing on a podcast. 1. Clear your mind 2. Regular feedback 3. Go crazy 4. Find your ideal stroke rate 5. 3 different ways to think about your […] The post 9 Things We Learned From Hell Week appeared first on Effortless Swimming. 9 Things We Learned From Hell Week was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for...

How Australian Olympic Swimmers Improve Mobility with Tom Barton And Jeff Grace

10/4/2018
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00:58 Pre Swim Routine for Olympic Athletes 02:35 How Much Time Should Be Given To Pre-Swim Routine 06:33 Basic Movements in Yoga Routine 8:58 Q Swim/ Q Swim App 15:24 Time Commitment in Integrating Yoga into Training 18:52 Yoga And Recovery 20:54 Breathing 25:13 On Adults Wanting To Improve Their Swimming 26:36 Balancing Your Nervous […] The post How Australian Olympic Swimmers Improve Mobility with Tom Barton And Jeff Grace appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How Australian Olympic...

Why Squatting Can Help You Swim Faster with Carl Reader

9/20/2018
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Our guest for today’s episode is Carl Reader who is a Functional Movement Coach and a Biokineticist (Exercise Therapist). He’s been helping athletes and clients move and exercise better through functional movements. Join us as we discuss warm up, squats and functional movement. 00:28 Carl Reader’s Background 2:29 What Can Swimmers Do As Warm Up. […] The post Why Squatting Can Help You Swim Faster with Carl Reader appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Why Squatting Can Help You Swim...

The SwimRun Revolution with Breca’s Ben de Rivaz

8/16/2018
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Our guest today is Ben de Rivaz from Breca. Breca hosts swimrun events which take place on trail and open water; team races in pairs wearing wetsuit and trainers, transitioning between running and swimming stages. Join us as we discuss topics about the format swimrun compared to triathlon, why it is appealing to a lot […] The post The SwimRun Revolution with Breca’s Ben de Rivaz appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The SwimRun Revolution with Breca’s Ben de Rivaz was first posted on at...

Rising Through Challenge with 100m Free World Champion Brent Hayden

7/25/2018
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Getting beaten up by riot police. Setting his alarm 4 hours too early before the biggest race of his life. Not being able to walk for 4 days just weeks out from his last Olympic Games. These are just a few of the challenges 3x Olympian, Olympic bronze medallist and 100m Freestyle World Champion Brent […] The post Rising Through Challenge with 100m Free World Champion Brent Hayden appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Rising Through Challenge with 100m Free World Champion Brent Hayden...

From Commonwealth Games to Coach with Rory Buck

7/17/2018
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This week I’m joined by Rory Buck to discuss the intricacies of swimming and coaching. Rory Buck is an ex-competitive swimmer turned coach, who went from being a collegiate swimmer to representing South Africa at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Turning to coaching to learn more about swimming, Rory now coaches from Dubai. Join […] The post From Commonwealth Games to Coach with Rory Buck appeared first on Effortless Swimming. From Commonwealth Games to Coach with Rory Buck was...

How to Swim 10% Faster in 9 Months with Jason Hamilton

7/12/2018
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This week’s podcast features Jason Hamilton as our guest. An athlete and triathlete who I met during Hell Week last year in Thailand, Jason joins us to speak about his journey as a swimmer, and how he trained to qualify in the World Championships. We cover topics such as winter swimming locations, using structure to […] The post How to Swim 10% Faster in 9 Months with Jason Hamilton appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How to Swim 10% Faster in 9 Months with Jason Hamilton was first...

The Fearless Mind with Professional Triathlete Angela Naeth

7/5/2018
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The Fearless Mind with Professional Triathlete Angela Naeth Welcome to this week’s podcast, where I sit down with professional triathlete Angela Naeth to talk about thinking and reflecting on your personal and sporting life. Angela hails from Canada and is a multiple Ironman Champion who holds a Masters degree in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor’s […] The post The Fearless Mind with Professional Triathlete Angela Naeth appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Fearless Mind with...

What You Believe Will Make You Freeze

6/19/2018
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This week’s podcast is an informal one; I talk to you about the importance of your beliefs in relation to your mindset. Over time, it has come to my attention that there is something holding back a majority of swimmers, and that is their beliefs. Whether it be something they see another swimmer do and […] The post What You Believe Will Make You Freeze appeared first on Effortless Swimming. What You Believe Will Make You Freeze was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of...

Conquering The 40km Crossing Of Lake Taupo With Vicky Tate

6/5/2018
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This week Vicky Tate, who has recently become one of less than a hundred swimmers to complete the 40-kilometer crossing of Lake Taupo, joins us in the podcast. I met Vicky last year when she joined us for Hell Week in Thailand and we talk about everything from how Hell Week helped her, to the […] The post Conquering The 40km Crossing Of Lake Taupo With Vicky Tate appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Conquering The 40km Crossing Of Lake Taupo With Vicky Tate was first posted on at...