Make the most out of every pushoff and start, great underwater dolphin kicks will change your entire potential in the … READ
Many swimmers, especially ones still learning, can tend to allow too much air to escape during the flip turn. This is done to make sure no water goes UP the nose, but it also has a detrimental effect on your pushoff.
In working to develop a better underwater dolphin, this drill isolates the a stable head to help you learn to send all your energy forward.
How you approach the wall can determine how good your flip turn is. Keeping the eyes down is the best start.
Every race begins with the start. How you react and the direction you choose can determine if you’re ahead or behind.
Here’s a fun way to learn to tuck into your butterfly and breaststroke turns better.
When first teaching swimmers to push off more on their backs for a flip turn, sometimes there is some disorientation in this process.
So you’ve got a big group of kids you’re trying to teach starts to, but you have to be safe, and run them all through a skill quickly and repeatedly… start from the end.
When trying to get large groups of swimmers practicing proper pushoffs, sometimes NOT giving them a choice is a great way to teach.
We all know the importance of great walls, so Tennessee Turns are something that should be in every team’s stable of drills.