Freestyle - Relax and Feel

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | 9 days ago

Sometimes we're so caught up in the hard training of swimming, we forget to just experience the water.


Freestyle - With Dolphin Kick

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | 15 days ago

Here's another twist on combining two strokes into one drill to keep the mind firing on all cylinders.


Freestyle - Reduced Stroke 100s

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Aug 20, 2014 08:03AM

Here's a simple aspect you can add to any set to give you some insight on what you actually know about your stroke.


Freestyle - Disappear Behind Your Hand

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jul 23, 2014 08:15AM

Keeping your body narrow on freestyle makes hydrodynamic sense, but how narrow IS narrow?


Freestyle - Double Band Kick

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jun 04, 2014 08:00AM

Here's a fun way to use the FINIS Pulling Ankle Strap that can help your swimmers learn a better flutter kick.


Freestyle - Fin Sprint

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | May 21, 2014 06:00AM

When you're allowed to use fins to go fast in freestyle... USE them!


Developing a Narrow Flutter Kick

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | May 14, 2014 06:00AM

Other than the freestyle pull, flutter kick is the most used skill in swimming. Some people kick well, other people kick poorly, but just about everyone kicks a little when they swim freestyle. While it sometimes takes a lot of thought to develop a good flutter kick, it's certainly worth the time.


Freestyle - Narrow Flutter Kick

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Apr 02, 2014 05:30AM

Developing a constant kick is very important for freestyle, but making sure it's narrow will also be something to focus on.


Freestyle - Position 11 Surge

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Mar 26, 2014 11:37AM

When swimmers start to become more accomplished, they can start to add smaller focus points to standard drills. This is one instance of that.


Freestyle - Eyes-Up Catch

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Mar 05, 2014 08:00AM

Sometimes it's a good idea to SEE what you're doing when you're trying to master a skill.


Freestyle - Lope Kick

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Feb 11, 2014 02:17PM

If you have a swimmer who has a natural loping freestyle, harness that trait and incorporate it into kick and catch training, and general conditioning.


Freestyle - Building a Longer Stroke

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jan 21, 2014 05:01PM

If you want to create effective changes in a swimmer, it takes time. Using the Tempo Trainer can help bring about that long-term change.


Freestyle - Hand Drive

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Nov 26, 2013 01:55PM

Just like in the real world, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. When swimming freestyle, we need to focus on making sure we're driving our hands forward during extension.


Freestyle - Playing with Surface Area

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Sep 19, 2013 12:07PM

All swimmers need to understand how to use their entire arm to pull in freestyle, so here's a fun way to move the pull from depending on your hand, to depending on your arm.


Freestyle - Kickboard Extension

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Aug 13, 2013 09:58AM

Using a kickboard to stabilize the body is a good way to teach the freestyle catch, and freestyle extension.

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