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Stroke rate and Pacing Audio Tracks

Test out the functionality of a Wetronome on your waterproof MP3 Player!

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Stroke Rate and Lap Interval training make you faster and more efficient! With our New MP3 tracks you can now try these two insightful training methods using your waterproof MP3 player.

Swim Smooth have developed a special set of audio tracks for your waterproof MP3 player. Select the track with your desired stroke rate or lap interval and experience the power of the Wetronome to improve your swimming technique at a very low price! Improve your rhythm, timing and pacing skills to boost your speed and efficiency through the water.

Note: When you purchase the tracks, we'll give you a Wetronome discount voucher for the same amount. So if you decide to buy a Wetronome you won't have lost anything by trying the tracks! Think of it as 'try before you buy'.

Your waterproof MP3 player can now improve your swimming too.

Just like music tracks you might buy from iTunes or rip from your CDs, these tracks play in your MP3 player. Use them whilst you are swimming to:

1) Set Stroke Rate

Included in the set are 11 Stroke Rate Tracks ranging from 40 to 90 strokes per minute (SPM). This covers the full range of stroke rates a swimmer might use from absolute beginner to elite competitor.

Use the Stroke Rate Tracks to improve your rhythm and timing, slow your stroke to help you lengthen out or increase your stroke rate to remove dead spots and pauses. Each track beeps a regular stroke rate rhythm - simply time your arm stroke (normally your hand entry) to the beep and start improving your stroke technique.

Each Stroke Rate Track runs for approximately 5 minutes.

Listen: Sample 70SPM Stroke Rate Track

Download this track to test on your MP3 player: right click save-as here

Find out more about Stroke Rate Training here.

2) Set A Lap Pace

Almost all non-elite swimmers have very bad pacing - they start nearly every swim or interval too fast and then slow down. Most swimmers are so used to doing this that it feels normal. It's time to break that habit!

Use these MP3 tracks to test out the benefits of using a Wetronome to improve your swimming.

Included in the MP3 Track Set are pacing tracks. These beep to you a target pace for the end of every length (or in a 50m pool, every 25m) so that you can pace your swim to the beep. You'll be surprised how far ahead of the beep you get after 25 and 50m before it starts catching you up again as you tire! Instead of doing that, these tracks will teach you to set off at the right pace, making your swimming easier and faster overall. Make good pacing skills a key part of your swimming technique.

The Lap Interval tracks run for approximately 300m swimming distance each.

Are These Tracks An Alternative To A Wetronome?

These tracks are supplied so that you can extensively test and understand the benefit of stroke rate and pace training for your swimming. We believe you'll find these methods very valuable to improving your swimming technique and once you've witnessed this for yourself you'll want to buy the proper tool for the job: A Wetronome

A Wetronome is smaller, easier to use and more elegant than using an MP3 player. You can set stroke rate with much higher precision, listen to a stroke rate or pace for much longer periods of time and its never runs low on charge (well not for approximately 3 years of normal use!).

All Swim Smooth products come with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
If you're not entirely satisfied with your purchase, we'll refund you.
(Details in our Ts+Cs)

That's why when you purchase the tracks we give you a Wetronome discount voucher equal to their price. We believe everyone trying the tracks will ultimately want to purchase a Wetronome once they experience the benefits of stroke rate and pace swimming for themselves.

Included Tracks In The Set

The Stroke Rate Set includes 11 tracks: 40 to 90 SPM every 5 SPM

Lap Interval Set 1 (25m & 50m Pools) includes 31 tracks set to lap intervals of 15 to 45 seconds per 25m in 1 second steps (giving paces between 1:00 and 3:00 per 100m).

Lap Interval Set 2 (33m Pools) includes 41 tracks set to lap intervals of 20 to 60 seconds per 33m in 1 second steps (giving paces between 1:00 and 3:00 per 100m).

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Buy Stroke Rate & Lap Interval MP3 Tracks

GB £10 / US $15 / AUS $20 / Euro €14 / CAN $20

To use these tracks you need a Waterproof MP3 Player and accompanying software. Tracks are in the MP3 format. The tracks are delivered as a digital download straight to your computer. Each set of tracks is contained in a Zip file, this will open in Windows 7 / Vista / XP or Mac OS so you can copy the files onto your MP3 player using its software.

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Overview: MP3 Tracks

Description: MP3 tracks for your waterproof MP3 player to extensively test stroke rate and precise lap interval swimming.

For: Anyone considering purchasing a Wetronome but wanting to test out the benefits to their stroke technique first.

Our Comment: It's never been easier to discover the benefits of improving your rhythm, timing and pacing.

GBP £10 / US $17 / AUS $17
Euro €14 / CAD $19

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Opinions Of The Wetronome and Stroke Rate Training:

“I got a Wetronome and instantly my swimming motivation has gone through the roof!

It has taken more time off my 400m time, on top of 1½ minutes improvement from technique training.

I'm lovin' it."

Phil Wilson, UK

"Should you buy a Wetronome? Without doubt yes.

You can test where/when your technique starts to break down in a very controlled fashion.

I even used it in races to ensure constant pacing and achieved a PB in one open water race despite setting a conservative stroke rate.

A magic little tool!"

Chris Mallin, UK

"I do regular sessions with the Wetronome to speed up my stroke rate and take the dead spot out of my stroke where I do too much of a catch-up.

It's working, things are gelling together better and I'm making improvements in swimming for the first time in months (possibly years)."

Andy Smith, UK

"Faster Stroke Rate is the key to faster and more efficient open water swims. This reduces the stroke being effected by current, waves, other swimmers etc."

Alun Woodward, Professional Triathlete


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selecting your HUUB suit

Each HUUB wetsuit has been rigorously developed for a particular stroke style by expert swimming coaches Swim Smooth and heavily tested by real swimmers at their test centre in Perth, Western Australia. From a tailored buoyancy distribution to the unique X-O-Skeleton, bicep and calf releases, find the right suit for you and it will fit your individual stroke technique 'like a glove'!

Sinky Legged Swimmers

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Low lying legs in the water are a huge source of drag

Many triathletes without a swimming background suffer from low lying legs in the water creating a huge amount of drag. They also tend to cross-over the centre line in front of their head and drive their kick from the knee rather than the hip. Many good athletes suffer in this way and despite their power and strength on land find swimming a frustrating experience.

Experiences: You don't have a swimming background, find swimming with a pull buoy significantly easier and absolutely love swimming in a wetsuit!

Recommended suit: Archimedes 1/2 3:5, Aerious 1/2 3:5, Axena 3:5 or Aegis 3:5

The buoyancy distribution of these suit will be a revelation lifting your legs right up to the surface, significantly more than any other wetsuit on the planet. The X-O-Skeleton resists any cross-overs in your stroke and helps you swim much straighter in open water. The bicep and calf releases improve your pull and kicking technique for increased speed. These features add up to a stunning improvement in performance, finally giving you the rewards you deserve in the water.

Recommended for Swim Smooth Swim Types: Arnie, Arnette, Bambino

Female Swimmer With Good Natural Buoyancy

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Women naturally have a better buoyancy profile than men and find achieving a good body position much easier.

Women are a different shape to men (you might have noticed!) and have a different buoyancy profile which needs a unique approach to wetsuit design. Not only is the distribution different but most women are more naturally buoyant overall than men and so require a less buoyant suit.

Experiences: You may find swimming in a wetsuit a little awkward or unbalanced, and may struggle to get a good fit as traditionally wetsuits have been designed for men.

Recommended suit: Atana 3:3 / Aura 3:3

Something special and unique just for you ladies, the HUUB approach to your unique needs is a thinner suit with less buoyancy. Easier to get on and off, and leaves you feeling balanced in the water when you swim, just like you do in the pool. As a bonus the thinner material is more flattering too, avoiding that chunky look of men's suits!

Please note: Although more rare than with men, some female swimmers do have sinky legs, if you do choose an Axena 3:5 or Aegis 3:5.

Recommended for Swim Smooth Swim Types: Female Kicktastics, Overgliders and Bambinos.

Dominant Leg Kick Swimmers

You rely on your kick but in a conventional wetsuit are brought so high at the rear you start to kick air.

Those with some swimming background as a junior often have quite a dominant leg kick when swimming. Without a wetsuit this kick keeps their legs high in the water but in a conventional suit the buoyancy in the hips and legs is too great and the legs are lifted so high the swimmer starts to kick air. Worse, being overly high at the rear leaves the swimmer feeling unbalanced and uncomfortable in their suit.

Experiences: You dislike wetsuit swimming and often feel unbalanced and restricted in a conventional suit. When training in the pool you may be slower with a pull buoy although this isn't always the case if you kick more from the knee than hip.

Recommended suit: male: Archimedes 1/2 4:4 or Aerious 1 4:4, female: Atana / Aura

These 4:4 and 3:3 (on the Atana / Aura) wetsuits have a neutral buoyancy profile so that you maintain the same body position in the water that you do without wearing a suit. This allows you to use your kick just as you would in the pool without lifting you too high at the rear so you start to kick air and lose stability. Using the exact same construction and technology as the 3:5's you have the perfect suit to maximise your speed.

Recommended for Swim Smooth Swim Types: Kicktastic

Long Over-Gliding Stroke Style

Despite working on their stroke efficiency, many Overglider's legs sit low in the water

Despite working hard on creating a long efficient stroke, swimmers with a long pause and glide have quite a low body position in the water. Whilst not as low as the classic leg-sinkers they will still benefit hugely from the getting their legs higher in the water.

Experiences: Although you enjoy swimming in a wetsuit you may find you don't perform as well in open water relative to your peers as you do in the pool. Waves and chop from other swimmers tends to stall you in the pause and glide in your stroke and may knock you off balance.

Recommended suit: Archimedes 1/2 3:5, Aerious 1/2 3:5 or Aegis 3:5

You already benfit from swimming in a wetsuit but choosing a 3:5 will take your efficiency to a different level entirely locking your legs high up to the surface with its amazing buoyancy profile. The X-O-Skeleton maintains your stroke alignment so you cut through the water cleanly and keeps you tracking arrow straight between the buoys round the course. The bicep and calf releases make swimming in your HUUB much more like pool swimming, your kick and arm stroke feel loose and relaxed: amazing!

Recommended for Swim Smooth Swim Types: Overglider

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Every HUUB Suit was developed and tested with our elite athletes in Perth Australia for devastating speed.

Experienced Swimmer

Always near the front of the field, experienced swimmers have good stroke technique from their days as a junior swimmer. They already have a great body position in the water and although nobody's stroke is perfect they have only minor areas to tweak and improve.

Your experiences: Confident and capable, you are looking for a suit with the best materials and neutral buoyancy profile to transfer you pool speed across into open water.

Recommended suit: Archimedes 1/2 4:4 or Aerious 4:4

Fully featured HUUB suits employing a neutral buoyancy profile to maintain your horizontal body position without feeling unbalanced by shifting the buoyancy profile too much towards the rear. The X-O-Skeleton maintains your swimming posture and keeps your stroke perfectly aligned even if you fatigue during a race. The bicep and calf release system maintain the kick and catch technique you've refined over the years in the pool. The perfect suit to devastate the field!

Recommended for Swim Smooth Swim Types: Swinger, Smooth

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