The catch in swimming is not a moment in time. Rather its a series of dynamic movements to initiate the propulsive phase of all swimming strokes and we wanted to accentuate that feeling with our Mimic Swim Paddles. And give you a better understanding of your progress with the stroke visualizations in the KineFusion Swimming app.
Many swimmers speed up their tempo to compensate as they 'slip' (technique fails) and 'the piano drops' (physiological exhaustion). By decreasing the perception of and biological markers correlated to fatigue, swimmers can utilize hand paddles to recruit the correct muscle groups and fibers for strokes and distances.
Augmented reality (AR) is opening up nearly endless possibilities to communicate and engage with our world. And with AR on a swim paddle, you can experience just about anything you can imagine at the pool. Break down the swimming mechanics of freestyle before diving in. Or have a coach walk you through the most important parts of a workout before you push off. The boundaries for coaching anyone, including yourself, are virtually limitless.
On the surface, it would appear that force and flow are opposing dualities. But like many polar opposites, these two are drawn together beneath the surface because force(s) are always at play, even when we feel our swimming is at its most effortless.
Transformative coaching works with you to create the best version of your swimming. A great coach knows when to use any piece of equipment, to change tone to motivate, to adapt a workout ‘on the fly’, and generally inspire individual athletes with specific messaging.
There is and will continue to be a great deal of discussion around artificial intelligence. You know, Skynet from the Terminator series.
Any product is simply a story waiting to be told. My old blue strokemakers swim paddles certainly carried a story. And a service is merely a message waiting to be shared. Ask any coach stubbornly repeating warmup for the 10th time to 9 unique athletes (yes I did the math right). But a community is created when both earnestly compliment one another without compromising intention.
The Charlotte Ultraswim was the last meet I ever raced and, despite a brief dalliance coaching my former high school last year, was the last meet I ever coached. Both times I recall sitting in the stands and wondering if athletes, coaches, and fans saw the event the same way?
Biomimetics focuses on nature’s ability to make divided attentions clear. Coaching swimming is how we grow with and incorporate ‘talents’ through measured stressors.