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Using Feldenkrais rolling patterns to assess and improve long axis swimming rotational efficiency

What can Moshe Feldenkrais teach us about swimming? Quite a lot, as a matter of fact. Feldenkrais is best known for his contributions to the field of somatic reeducation in a therapeutic setting, but he also drew inspiration from his work as a physicist and as a pioneer in the practices of judo and jiu jitsu. His legacy exists in the modern athletic rehabilitation and performance fields in part through the practice of body rolling.


Welcome to the Pike Athletics blog. We hope you will find this blog to be a source of useful information and discussion.  For our inaugural post, I'd like to expand on some general training and coaching principles.  One way to summarize our training system is through the following five principles.