Here is a swimmer completing the 500yd Navy SEAL test in 7 minutes. A competitive score in 8 minutes. Some swimming athletes have broken 6 minutes in the past. But 7 minutes is a great score for a non-swimming athlete seeking SEAL training.
Full breakdown of the Navy SEAL Swimming Test and how to ace it.
Learn the Combat Swimmer Stroke for Special Ops Swimming
Combat Swimmer Stroke - breakdown. 1 - Kick off the wall - streamline glide 2 - Double arm pull (like the breast stroke pullout - glide 3 - CSS stroke cycle of Pull, breathe, kick, glide. This is the guy who swims a 7 min 500yd swim - so watch and learn. See three phase breakdown of the CSS. SEE LINK: http://military-fitness.military.com/2014/05/military-swimming-how-good-do-you-have-to-be.html...