We have all heard the saying, "Practice Makes Perfect", but what if the technique you are practicing is far from perfect. Will this Practice still make Perfect?
In no sport in this more true than in swimming. In the bike and the run, athletes can muscle their way through the disciplines and still have great success. However, this is far from true with the swim. Swimming is very, very technique and form oriented and in order to get better and faster, not only must you swim consistently, but you also have to maintain and practice the proper form.
Check out this article that gives insight into proper form.