Swimming in the lake

Focus On Your Catch

What Is Catch?

Perhaps the most important part of your pull! It is the initial phase of your freestyle stroke- in which your hand enters the water.

The catch starts with a high elbow- this puts your arm into proper position.

This part of your catch is the beginning of your underwater pull. Fingertips first and keeping entry at shoulders width will maximize the power in your pull.

Improve your catch with these drills-

Doggie Paddle

The Catch Up Drill

Tarzan or River Stroke