Methods to Identify your Swim Type:
Method 1. Read Our Profile Descriptions For Each Type:
Method 2. Ask A Friend Or Coach To Use Our Observation Sheet:
This is the very best way to discover your type. Download the Swim Type Observation Sheet, take it to the pool with you and ask a friend of coach to assess your stroke against the simple criteria.
Method 3. Take The Swim Type Questionnaire:
We've created a simple set of questions and answers to help you identify your type. It's not foolproof but will give you a good indication of your type in most cases:
Swim Type Questionnaire:
** This is your 'Ape Index' it's easy to measure, see how here.