How to improve your freestyle swimming technique [VIDEO]

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Even though it’s the shortest discipline of a triathlon, many triathletes consider the swim the hardest. It’s often said that you don’t win a triathlon during the swim, but you can definitely lose it. Especially when it comes to short-distance and draft-legal races because, after a bad swim, chances are you will end up alone on the bike. So, what can you do to become a better swimmer? Swimming is not all about putting in lots of miles. On the contrary, technique is essential, and that’s what you need to focus on in order to improve your swimming. This video might be able to help you out if you find yourself in a place where you aren’t getting any faster, no matter how much you swim: