Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is a technique-driven sport that challenges us in many different ways. You need balance, body control and coordination. Breathing is a challenge for many swimmers. It is important to find a respiratory rhythm, since the face is mostly under water. Strength and agility are also needed to get you the right movement pattern.

In order to improve, it takes many hours in the water where you eventually get a feel for the water and become friends with it. The water is a heavy medium and in this medium you have to move with as little resistance as possible. This is called streamlining.

After all, swimming is a sport of endurance, even though there are very short racing distances aswell. There are four (Olympic) disciplines in swimming, but most of the athletes learn the crawl. Crawling is the fastest way to swim and very energy efficient when you can manage it well. Learning crawling has become very popular thanks to the growing interest in triathlon and swimrun.

Hagas swimcoach:

Ulf Hausmann (former national swimmer for DDR) ulf.hausmann@hagahc.se
cellphone: 073-85 222 92

PROGRAMS

OPEN WATER TECHNIQUE
for Swimrun and Triathlon

BUILD-UP TRAINING
for Swimrun and Triathlon

”Meet the first triathlete who broke the 8:00 hours barrier in an Ironman race.” During this weekend you will develop your technical skills and your endurance. Lothar and Nicole Leder, who have dominated world elite in triathlon for a long period will share their experiences with you and help you improving your own capabilities. Lothar was (more…)

  • 2018-07-27 - 2018-07-29
    17:00 - 16:00

During this weekend you will exercise in the magnificent nature surrounding Gesundaberget on the western shore of Siljan. A weekend where you feel like a multisportsman. We exercice different endurance sporting such as swimrun, trail running and mountainbiking. Being outdoors on nature’s conditions is a central part of our activities. You should be able to (more…)

  • 2018-08-31 - 2018-09-02
    19:00 - 17:00

Join our indoor triathlon training where we do all three disciplines indoors. You swim with rubber bands in a 15 m pool, ride on a spinning bike and run on treadmill. It is a fun and challenging way to practice all three disciplines in one session during the winter season. It’s a high intensity class (more…)

  • 2018-09-23
    12:00 - 14:00

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