Perfect your stroke with Virgin Active

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Virgin Active South Africa have released a video full of handy tips on how to perfect your stroke, as part of their new swim programme. Whether youre a beginner or a seasoned swimmer theres practical tips that could improve anybodys performance in the pool.

The important thing with freestyle is a good body position, you need to get a good breathing rhythm and keep your head in the water. At all times theres a consistent kick going through, the stroke needs to be very long at the front and finish past your hips at the back, explained Ryk Neethling of Virgin Active.

As well as freestyle the team tackle the crawl, butterfly, backstroke and key points such as improving breathing techniques. To get in the pool and try out the expert tips for yourself head on over to Virgin Active South Africa and book yourself a session

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