We can never stress enough the importance of good streamlining and push offs. Here’s a quick trick to demand focus from your swimmers, both in and out of the walls.
When many younger and older swimmers come off a flip turn, they’re sometimes disoriented and push off incorrectly. In order to learn a great line, and stable exit from a flip, here’s a good sequence to help.
This drill is sent out to all our friends heading to US Masters Nationals in Atlanta this week. This will be pretty much the last weekend for the tech-suit era and, love ’em or hate ’em, they’ve made quite an impact on the sport.
On the road shooting more video, we got Eric Shanteau to do a quick demonstration of a back-to-breast crossover turn. Much more to come on his upcoming DVD.
When first learning how to do an effective flip turn, many people try to use the hands to help them get the turn started. But then they get caught, and are unable to finish the rotation.
In moving up the ladder in mastering the underwater dolphin, more fine points come out. The quickest way to work through these, is to focus on one.
Continuing our series in learning the underwater dolphin, it’s time to make things dynamic.
In the next steps to learning the underwater dolphin, it’s finally time to take it underwater.
Here’s Step 2 in our simple progression for learning the underwater dolphin.
There are few things in swimming that cross the lines of all strokes, but learning the underwater dolphin is certainly the most important.