What’s the single most important thing you can do to improve your swimming? Streamline!
Backstrokers. How do they do it? They swim upside down and backwards. They can’t see where they’re going. They use nose clips. And…they do THIS.
We’ve been fortunate to have produced one of the most widely used breaststroke turn videos. It’s beautiful! Dave Denniston showing absolute perfection in his turns. Yes… we’re biased.
Coaching in a group setting sometimes requires that you give technique work that everyone is able to do.
Developing a great underwater dolphin is something swimmers can work on every day.
Want to develop a great start that gets you to the other end in about 10 seconds? Learn to jump like Cullen Jones!
Many swim coaches are adamant about having their swimmers NOT GRAB the wall on an open turn… even when there’s a wall to grab…and it’s legal to grab it. This advice can actually slow you down at the turn.
To swim your fastest, one thing you always have to keep in mind is how FAR you swim. Swimming straight in a race means you’re swimming the shortest route possible to the finish.
Our last in a fun series from Pine Crest School in Ft. Lauderdale. We continue to use the stretch cord as a target with an old standby drill, Tennessee Turns.
Where you land in the water for a start can have significant impact on how fast you transition to swimming.