The Effortless Swimming Podcast

Seeing some incredible improvement with his swimming time, I want to get Chris into the podcast to get his take on what's made the difference for him and with experiences like this, a lot of listeners will surely have a lot of takeaways that could help them in their swimming journey.

01:36 Swimming Background
04:14 Training Plan For Triathlon
07:47 First Swim Analysis
04:15 Saw An Effortless Swimming Video Online
16:21 5-Day Catch Challenge
16:52 Slower With The Masters Club
18:23 Areas OF Improvement
20:14 Doing The Drills
23:09 Variable Pace Training
26:15 Not All Sunshine And Rainbows
34:45 What's Ahead
36:51 Recording Swim Videos

Direct download: 203_Cracking_The_30_minute_Half_Ironman_Swim_with_Chris_Naimoli.m4a
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I have been working with Chris for a little bit over a year and recently had a good result in his Ironman swim. I thought it would really good to get him into the podcast to talk about what he has done to improve his swimming.

01:09 Swimming Background
02:40 Swimming In The Dark
04:18 Reluctant To Record A Video
06:02 Ripping The Band-Aid Off
08:03 Get Over That Fear And Talk About It.
09:42 Ironman Race
15:57 Focusing Technique and Drills
17:50 Training Solo
18:42 Confidence In The Pool
20:32 Areas Of Improvement
24:16 Sprinting Faster

 

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Direct download: 202_Getting_Beyond_145_per_100_with_Chris_Georgeson_LIBSYN.m4a
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My guest today is Prescott Balch. Prescott was recently featured in one of our YouTube videos where we are looking at how can someone can go from 2:10 minutes per hundred down to 1:30. I want to get him into the podcast to talk about his experience and frustrations when it comes to open water and how he was able to manage it.

02:03 Swimming Background
04:19 Don't Try To Work On Too Much
05:44 Steady Progress
08:21 Terrible Race Results
10:34 Frustrations
13:51 8 Week Faster Freestyle Program
15:13 Open Water v.s. The Pool
20:19 Half Ironman
25:23 Starting Slow In Triathlon Swim
26:45 Easy Speed
28:28 You'll Never Know What Race Day Brings
31:51 Always Be Humble Enough To Go To Basics
33:21 Breathing And Relaxation
34:10 Learn To Like Open Water Swimming


Our guest today is Ben Kent who had recently made some big improvements with his swimming time. I like to get people who have gone through some of our programs and mage improvements just to show that it is possible and with the right focus and know how you can really make changes to your times by improving your technique.

00:54 Swimming Background
01:50 They Told Me I Could Not Run Anymore
02:38 Doing The 5 Day Catch Challenge
04:58 I feel Like Going Slower And Swimming Easier
06:46 Contrast Drills
08:00 Motivated After Seeing Improvements

Direct download: 200.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Our guest today is Neil Agius who recently broke the World Record for the Longest Non-Stop Swim in the Ocean which is 125km over 52 hours. Join me as Neil talks about his incredible swim.

01:53 After The Swim
02:47 How Much Time To Train And Prepare For The Big Swim
03:33 Week Structure/Scheduling
04:16 Managing Emotions And Energy
06:26 Strategy For Dealing With Long Swims
07:26 Swimming Conditions
10:29 Cadence And Conserving Energy
12:15 Raising The Level Of Capacity
13:34 The Team
20:47 Energy And Spirituality
22:28 Self Realization
24:47 Turning Negative Into Positive
25:50 Race For A Cause: Wave Of Change
30:43 Getting Back To The Water
32:42 Future Swims

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Today, we are talking about the 5th and final Core Principle of Fast Freestyle: find your rhythm and timing.


00:36 The Dancing Part Of Freestyle
01:13 Kick Timing
04:35 Use Different Types Of Kick
10:33 Serape Effect
13:35 Hand Speed
14:07 Split Tempo
17:54 Drills
19:22 8 Week Faster Freestyle Course

Direct download: podcast198.mp3
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