David Pease, PhD, is a swim coach, scientist, and national lead of Sports Biomechanics at the Australian Institute of Sports (AIS). He is also the author of the Swimming Biomechanics chapter in the book Triathlon Science.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The key elements of swimming biomechanics: centre of mass, propulsion, and momentum
-Drag: how it works in swimming and how to minimise it
-The lowdown on kicking, stroke rate, and rotation
-How far should you pull through with your stroke before exiting the water?
-Technical troubleshooting of body position, dropped elbow and asymmetric stroke
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