All Strokes – Kickboard Flip

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Sometimes achieving greatness means finding places to practice skills you’ll need, when you’re training something else. Why do it: During your kick sets, while you’re working your legs, kickboard flips will allow you to also work your underwater dolphin kicks. How to do it: 1 – During your kick set, approach the wall, and one.. Continue…

All Strokes – The Seven Competitive Turns

All Strokes - The Seven Competitive Turns

It’s easy to break turns down into two forms, open turns, and flip turns.  We wish it was that easy, but competitive swimmers will need to know all seven of the competitive turns. Why do it: Unless you’re only going to swim freestyle, then mastering all the turns will allow you to compete in Individual.. Continue…

All Strokes – Reading the Clock

All Strokes - Reading the Clock

Coaches will understand the importance of this week’s video, especially when working with younger swimmers. Why do it: Learning how to read the clock, knowing when to push off, and how to prepare for your interval before you get back to the wall, allows for a well organized practice. The less chaos during training, the.. Continue…