The Smooth can be male or female and has an excellent swimming background. They appear to be perfect in the water and to exert very little effort whilst cruising past their opponents.
Their stroke may require some adaptations to perform at their potential in open water.
Confident in their ability but may lack motivation.
Having grown up with a strong swimming background, confidence in the water and in their ability is high.
May lack motivation if they have swum at a high level for a long time and so requires fun and stimulating swim sets.
If you are a Smooth type, our specific Stroke Correction Guide for you includes everything you need to tune up your stroke and get you back to your very best. We won’t waste your time on unnecessary areas: the four training sessions are highly focused on getting your feel for the water to back elite level. If you’ve been out of the water for a while don’t worry, you’ll soon polish up again with these four focused sessions.
The guide is supplied as a digital download straight to your computer. In Acrobat format you can read it on your computer or print it out for easier reference. Find out more here.
Download our full stroke development and stroke training guide for the Smooth Swim Type
If you haven’t met Mr Smooth yet, be sure to check him out on Swim Smooth’s main site. He’s our amazing visualisation of an ideal freestyle stroke – and the perfect representation of the Smooth Swim Type. You can improve your swimming just by watching him in action.
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