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How to swim in a straight line

Megan Cheong Technique

With so many elements to think about when swimming up and down, from preventing your legs from sinking to perfecting your breathing pattern, heading in a straight line can be a bigger feat than expected.

Nobody wants to waste time and effort zig-zagging. Everyone needs to know how to swim in a straight line. The starting point is in maintaining a good body position.

Tips for learning the four swimming strokes

Megan Cheong Technique

Learning the four swimming strokes comes after you have mastered the basic skills of swimming.

If you have reached this point then we have collated some tips below to help you learn the four swimming strokes: front crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly.

Outdoor Swimmer - Efficient Body Position

MillieBampfylde Technique

In this article, we are going to look at the most efficient body position. When we ask the question: “What’s the most efficient position for your body to be in the water?” we always get the same answer – “streamlined!” This is of course correct and we are ultimately aiming for our bodies to be in a straight line as close to the surface of the water as possible. Why? Because we will be causing less drag in the water.