Episode 0004: The Freestyle Breath

No matter whether you’ve been swimming since you popped out of the womb or if you started later in life, everyone needs to work on their breathing in freestyle. The timing, head position, where your eyes are looking, the amount of air you take in, even the position of your head while you’re turning to breathe, are all things that can fall out of line the more comfortable you get in the water with other aspects of your stroke. Let’s take a step back and see what we need to be focusing on to have a refresher course in a proper freestyle breath.