Freestyle technique

What’s the Deal with Kicking in Freestyle Swimming?

There always seems to be some controversy surrounding kicking in Freestyle swimming. In the TI forums, someone posed a query about kicking and here is how I answered it, with some minor edits:

Some thoughts about kicking that I’ve discovered:…

Get Hip to Open Water Technique

This summer marks the 40th anniversary of my first experience with open water racing. I joined the Jones Beach Lifeguard Corps in 1973, and–as one of the better open water distance swimmers at Jones Beach–began to represent the Corps …