How To Achieve The Perfect Freestyle Stroke | Swimming Technique

Published on February 7th 2023


Arm movement is the most important part of effective freestyle but also the most difficult to get right. In this video, Heather shows us 6 parts of the stroke to shine a spotlight on areas that may need improvement so you can master your front crawl πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ 0:00 - Intro 0:33 - The stroke 1:10 - Extension phase 1:50 - The catch 3:08 - The pull 4:24 - The finish 5:06 - The recovery 6:12 - Hand entry Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop πŸ‘‰ GTN Training Plans πŸ‘‰ What area of the stroke do you do well? Or is there an area you feel needs improvement? πŸ€” Let us know in the comment section below! πŸ’¬ Watch more on GTN... πŸ“Ή How To Swim Butterfly In 7 Steps! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show πŸ‘‰ Photos: Β© Triathlon / Getty Images 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎡 Between Love and Hate (Dylan Sitts Remix) (Instrumental Version) - Iso Indies Luckily and Happily - baegel Blue Faces - Jharee Don't Fight It (Instrumental Version) - Amaroo #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #armrotation #stroke #freestyle #freestylestroke #frontcrawl 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 – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’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 YouTube’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: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Selle Italia: Trimtex: 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 -