The Effortless Swimming Podcast

Welcome to Part 2 of our podcast episode with Sam Fenton. In this episode, Sam talked about the importance of having ankle strength and flexibility; and how can you improve your stiff ankles.

04:36 Why Underwater Dolphin Kick?
05:36 Ankle Strength And Flexibility
07:04 Range And Strength
09:21 How Do You Improve Range And Strength?
12:39 Need To Have Strong/ Smart Feet
13:03 Improving Stiff Ankles
19:28 Improving Strength
23:54 Conditioning Takes A Long Time.


Sam Fenton is the High-Performance Manager of Control High Performance, he has been involved with sports for close to 20 years now and is in charge of Strength and Conditioning/ Performance programs.

Sam will be joining us for a three-part podcast, for the next episodes, Sam and I will be talking about:

Part 2:Transforming Your Feet Into Propellors (Even If Your Ankles Are STIFF!)

Part 3:Deep Core vs 6-Pack Abs - Developing What Really Matters In Swimming

Watch out for the next episodes!!


05:42 Looking Into High-Performance Approach
06:12 High-Performance Approach and Physical Literacy Approach Together
07:12 High-Performance Approach - Wholesome Approach
12:21 Does Elite Swimmers Suffer As A Result Of Taking Softer Approach?
15:53 Being Smart About Your Rest
16:52 Incremental Improvements
19:01 For Coaches Transitioning to High-Performance Approach
22:55 Thinking Brain v.s Feeling Brain
24:15 Going Into The Zone
26::34 What Happens If You Are Training Tired?
27:02 Pre-Training Routine
28:36 Load Management
32:25 Follow The 10% Rule
33:47 Strength and Conditioning - Balance Your Body Out
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