Originally Posted by Richardsk
...I think that your fitness must be OK if you can easily swim a mile with breaststroke, therefore I conclude that your difficulty with freestyle is mainly to do with breathing and not fitness.
I suggest you do plenty of 25m and 50m repeats concentrating on easy breathing...
I have not done any breathing drills for quite some time. Will have to try to have relaxed breathing as my main focal point in the coming weeks and see if I can go from 25->50m->75m sets. Thanks. ALEX