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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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Location:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

+61 0400 741 866


Episodes

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


Update: Where we’ve been

11/22/2017
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A quick update on why we haven’t recorded many podcasts lately. The post Update: Where we’ve been appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Update: Where we’ve been 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: 00:02:03


Breaking through the Elusive 2 Minutes per 100m Barrier with Elise Butler

10/17/2017
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Last year Elise Butler (center) was swimming 20 mins for her 1km time trial. Over the past 18 months she’s made big improvements, now swimming well under 17 minutes. Elise joined us last year for our Hell Week swim camp and has joined us again for this year’s camp in Thailand. In this podcast, she […] The post Breaking through the Elusive 2 Minutes per 100m Barrier with Elise Butler appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Breaking through the Elusive 2 Minutes per 100m Barrier with...

Duration: 00:22:47


Being ‘Out of the moment’

10/17/2017
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In this podcast, we will talk about when to be ‘In the moment’ and when to be ‘Out of the moment’ in swimming and how this balance can help you as an athlete. This is in addition to our previous topics about focus, technique and delivers practice in order to change your habits and improve […] The post Being ‘Out of the moment’ appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Being ‘Out of the moment’ was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal...

Duration: 00:08:06


66 Days and 18 Months

9/13/2017
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The 66 day and 18-month rule is a good rule to live by to replace old habits and become competent at a skill. Most people don’t stick with something long enough to see results, especially when it comes to changing their swimming. To know more about our membership click here The post 66 Days and 18 Months appeared first on Effortless Swimming. 66 Days and 18 Months was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless Swimming". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are...

Duration: 00:09:31


How To Swim The Rottnest Channel

8/31/2017
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Lisandra de Carvalho has been a friend of mine for almost eight years. She comes from a competitive swimming background and now focuses primarily on open water events. In this episode, we discuss everything to do with long distance open water swimming. Lisandra has raced the 19.7km Rottnest channel swim solo on three occasions and […] The post How To Swim The Rottnest Channel appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Swim The Rottnest Channel was first posted on at . ©2013...

Duration: 00:36:15


How To Change Your Technique From An Olympic Coaches’ Perspective

8/25/2017
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Gary Hurring is a former swimmer and a coach from Wellington, New Zealand. Gary won the gold medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in the men’s 200 meters backstroke and silver medal in the same event at the 1978 World Aquatics Championships. He finished fourth in the 100m and fifth in the 200m at the […] The post How To Change Your Technique From An Olympic Coaches’ Perspective appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Change Your Technique From An Olympic Coaches’ Perspective was...

Duration: 00:46:40


Swim-Specific Yoga with Jeff Grace

8/10/2017
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Jeff Grace is a yoga instructor and therapist from Vancouver, Canada. His specialty is swimming-specific yoga having worked with and studied under a number of Olympic coaches and swimmers. He’s also developed a program to help swimmers improve their swimming mobility and strength through yoga. In this podcast, we discussed the benefits of yoga, improvements […] The post Swim-Specific Yoga with Jeff Grace appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Swim-Specific Yoga with Jeff Grace was...

Duration: 00:50:05


How to have a breakthrough swim with Paul Speed

8/9/2017
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This podcast episode is about having a breakthrough swim, whether it’s in a triathlon or an open water swim. Our guest today is Paul Speed a coach turned pro triathlete. With Paul, he changed his technique and training to make that second pack and come out with the water with the faster group so he […] The post How to have a breakthrough swim with Paul Speed appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How to have a breakthrough swim with Paul Speed was first posted on at . ©2013...

Duration: 00:22:09


The Latest Research On Swimming Fast In Open Water with Eney Jones

7/19/2017
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In this podcast, we welcome back Eney Jones who is a successful Master’s swimmer, open water swimmer and accomplished triathlete. She lives and works in Boulder, Colorado and has worked with many of the top triathletes to help them improve their swimming. She is also the creator of the Eney Bouy She was on the […] The post The Latest Research On Swimming Fast In Open Water with Eney Jones appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Latest Research On Swimming Fast In Open Water with...

Duration: 00:46:21


Brenton Ford On The Triathlon Research Podcast

6/15/2017
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This podcast is my interview for the Triathlon Research Podcast with Sam Cook. Here, we will go into more details of the triathlon, the psychology, training and the effort that goes into it. If you’re a triathlete, I’m sure you’ll have some great takeaways from this podcast! 02:22 – Looking forward to going to Florida! […] The post Brenton Ford On The Triathlon Research Podcast appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Brenton Ford On The Triathlon Research Podcast was first posted on at...

Duration: 01:10:23


20 Seconds Faster With Tabitha Jones

5/29/2017
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Tabitha Jones is a previous Hell Week camp attendee. Since coming to Thailand with us last year, she’s take more than 20 seconds off per 100m over a half ironman distance swim. An impressive achievement in 8 months! Tabitha shares with us the things that have helped her do this from changes to technique, workouts, […] The post 20 Seconds Faster With Tabitha Jones appeared first on Effortless Swimming. 20 Seconds Faster With Tabitha Jones was first posted on at . ©2013 "Effortless...

Duration: 00:34:08


The Importance Of High Standards In Coaching And Life with Brian Ford

5/9/2017
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Swimming coach Brian Ford has been Head Coach of the Traralgon Swimming Club since 1997. More importantly, he is my dad! Not only is he an accomplished swimmer and coach who has had athletes go on to make Olympic and National teams, he is one of the best developers of people, culture and discipline. If […] The post The Importance Of High Standards In Coaching And Life with Brian Ford appeared first on Effortless Swimming. The Importance Of High Standards In Coaching And Life with Brian...

Duration: 00:43:57


Mastering Your Mind Games with Meighan Julbert

4/20/2017
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Meighan Julbert is a Mental Skills Consultant for The MindSide – a sports and psychology center located in Alabama. She has worked with a number of athletes from different sports like softball, golf, swimming, soccer, and others. This podcast is perfect for those who has performance anxiety and to those who feels like their mental […] The post Mastering Your Mind Games with Meighan Julbert appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Mastering Your Mind Games with Meighan Julbert was first...

Duration: 00:44:43


How To Develop Explosive Speed with Ranell Hobson

3/30/2017
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Ranell Hobson is the Coaching Director at The Academy of Sports Speed. She will share her experience in working with athletes at The Academy of Sports Speed and how their teachings cross over to swimmers and triathletes. 01:00 – Skills, Functional Movement, Elasticity, Power and Mechanics of The Sports 02:15 – Athletes’ Underdeveloped Skills 03:19 […] The post How To Develop Explosive Speed with Ranell Hobson appeared first on Effortless Swimming. How To Develop Explosive Speed with...

Duration: 00:41:02


Becoming A Lean Athlete with Andre Obradovic

3/21/2017
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Andre Obradovic has been our guest before where he talked about how you can adjust your sleeping routines and habits so you can perform better in the pool. In this podcast, Andre and I discuss how he went from overweight white collar worker to lean athlete, by challenging his own beliefs about nutrition. 02:00 – Andre’s […] The post Becoming A Lean Athlete with Andre Obradovic appeared first on Effortless Swimming. Becoming A Lean Athlete with Andre Obradovic was first posted on at...

Duration: 00:32:25


The Best Places to Swim with Simon Griffiths

2/16/2017
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Simon Griffiths is the founder and publisher of H2Open Magazine. H2Open Magazine is a magazine about open water swimming and everything that incorporates races and swims around the world. Simon will be sharing: his experience about open water swimming his recommendations about the best places to swim around the world to do open water swimming and races the rabbit hole in open water swimming and where the sport is going 01:36 – Why did you start H2Open Magazine? 04:35 – What I love About...

Duration: 00:27:09

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