Paul joins the Effortless Swimming Podcast

Podcast | 26 April 2022 | Category: Coaching

Brenton Ford of Effortless Swimming has had a huge impact on the world of swimming technique and how it is taught. He has had incredible success both as an athlete and a coach, and Effortless Swimming is Brenton putting all of that knowledge into the one program.

Paul and Brenton connected a little while ago over the similarities of their methodology and disruption of technique coaching, hence Brenton’s name for this podcast is ‘The Effortless Swimming of Running’, or as we might call it, Paul joined ‘The Balanced Runner of Swimming’!

You can see the full episode which goes into depth about coaching, self awareness, a cue based system and the Balanced Runner membership. We hope you enjoy, and you can check out Brenton’s work at: effortlessswimming.com

Episode Description

To listen: The Effortless Swimming of Running with Paul MacKinnon (The Balanced Runner)

Today, my guest is Paul Mackinnon, a professional running technique coach who helped many runners and triathletes worldwide. We discussed running cues, how to improve your running skill, and more about coaching. I hope you enjoy this episode!

01:16 Coaching Athletes
03:07 Nike’s latest shoes
05:54 Running Cues
11:13 Common Mistakes For The Average Runner
12:26 Arm Swing Is Important To Running
13:52 Asking The Right Questions
19:57 Self Awareness
23:48 Is There Not Much Technique To Running?
27:46 Different Paces
32:16 One Cue At A Time
36:27 Focus On One To Two Things
40:03 The Balanced Runner Membership
45:14 What’s Next?

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