Freestyle Swimming Stroke Rate: What is Most Effective?

Published on March 1st 2022


Stroke rate is commonly discussed within the swimming and triathlon community, and today we are going to tackle the subject head on! Heather and James have taken it upon themselves to carry out a 'highly scientific' experiment to show us what is the most efficient. Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us ๐Ÿ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop ๐Ÿ‘‰ 00:00 - Intro 01:55 - What is a normal stroke rate? 02:30 - What is the best stroke rate for us as individuals? 03:20 - Things to consider (before just increasing stroke rate) 04:40 - Experiment! James' optimum stroke rate 07:20 - How to find your own optimum stroke rate 08:40 - Drills Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น We Do A Last Man Standing Ultra Marathon! ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show ๐Ÿ‘‰ Photos: ยฉ Triathlon / Getty Images ๐ŸŽต Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist ๐ŸŽต ES_Mellow Soul - Auxjack ES_Ragtime - peerless ES_The Message (Instrumental Version) - Nbhd Nick ES_Wizzle - Guustavv #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers โ€“ and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, weโ€™re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTubeโ€™s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: Felt bicycles: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: Nuzest: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Selle Italia: Team Bath: Wahoo: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -