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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

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...

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...

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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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...