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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

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...

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...

The Ultimate Way to Reset Your Body with Bevan Mckinnon

5/17/2018
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In this week’s podcast, we discuss everything related to coaching, swimming, and fasting. Our guest for this episode is Bevan McKinnon. An Ironman University certified coach, McKinnon is accredited by Triathlon NZ and Bike NZ and is a NETFIT Stretch and Conditioning Coach as well as being an elite level triathlete who has been in […] 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...

How Body Composition Affects Your Swimming with Andrew Ho-Peng

4/2/2018
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How Body Composition Affects Your Swimming with Andre Ho-Peng. In this week’s podcast, we discuss everything relating to Body Composition and how it alters your swimming. Joining us is Andrew Ho-Peng, who is from DEXA Melbourne. A company that partners with the St. Kilda Football Club and the Collingwood Magpies Football Club to bring them […] The post How Body Composition Affects Your Swimming with Andrew Ho-Peng appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How Body Composition Affects Your...

How To Fuel For The English Channel with Tara Diversi

3/20/2018
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Fuelling for a marathon swim has never been made so simple. Joining me in this weeks podcast is Tara Diversi, a swimmer who has invaluable experience when it comes to long-distance swimming. She has previously swum the English Channel and the Rottnest Channel to name a few. Tara works closely with a handful of swimmers […] 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...

Rottnest Recap With Winners Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan

3/8/2018
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In today’s podcast, we discuss the Rottnest Swim and recap everything that happened during the channel swim. Joining us on the podcast are the winners Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan, who won the male and female sections, both in record times. We discuss how 6- weeks of intensive training in the lead up to the […] The post Rottnest Recap With Winners Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Rottnest Recap With Winners Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan was first posted...

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

3/6/2018
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Uncovering The Breath Training Secrets Used By Olympic Swimmers with James Fletcher James Fletcher joins us in today’s podcast to discuss breath training techniques for athletes. With a Physiology background to his name and previous time spent working with members of the Australian Olympic Swimming team such as James Roberts and Cameron McEvoy, James Fletcher’s […] The post Uncovering The Breath Training Secrets Used By Olympic Swimmers with James Fletcher appeared first on Effortless...

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

2/28/2018
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With over 25 years of experience working with the highest level of athletes and sporting clubs all over the world, we welcome back Wayne Goldsmith, to discuss working with children and the role of parents in swim training.One of the most passionate sports performance experts throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the world, Wayne has been […] 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...

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 Results with Gary Hurring

2/20/2018
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Gary Hurring is a former Olympic swimmer and coach from New Zealand who has been featured on our podcast previously in episode #90called “How to Change your Technique from an Olympic Coaches Perspective”. Gary and I are running a swim camp in Hawaii in March for swimmers, triathletes and open water swimmers to improve their technique, […] The post Simple Changes, Big Results with Gary Hurring appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Simple Changes, Big Results with Gary Hurring was first...

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 swum the Rottnest channel on numerous occasions and she has been my training partner these past few months in preparing for the Rottnest Swim this year. Join us as we talk about the things that are essential […] 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 posted on at...

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"....