All Strokes - Dive and Glide

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | 3 days ago

What kind of line do you carry into the water from your start, and how does your bodyline ultimately impact just how far you have to “swim”?


New Starts Video Posted

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Apr 22, 2014 09:25PM


When Swimming Last Makes you First

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Mar 18, 2014 05:38PM

It's always amazing to me, as a coach, that even when we all know something is good, certain people refuse to practice it daily.


All Strokes - Starts

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Feb 04, 2014 01:36PM

Every race begins with the start. How you react and the direction you choose can determine if you're ahead or behind.


Starts - Deep Pool Vertical Entry

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Oct 22, 2013 07:12AM

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.


Kim Vandenberg Starts

By Glenn Mills to Updates | Jul 16, 2013 10:37AM

We had a great opportunity to spend time with Olympic Medalist Kim Vandenberg yesterday.


Starts - Avoiding Bubbles

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Apr 02, 2013 10:04AM

Developing the ability to sneak through the surface on a start can help you carry more speed into your swimming.


Drill of the Week - Backstroke Start Drill

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Feb 07, 2013 09:25AM

The angle at which you leave the wall on backstroke can help you enter the water faster, and ready for your underwater dolphins.


Swimming Pic of the Week - Backstroke Start

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Feb 07, 2013 09:21AM

To go along with this week's drill, how you plant your feet against the wall for a backstroke start is key.


Main Set Friday - Filming

By Glenn Mills to Group (Mixed Levels) | Sep 28, 2012 09:59AM

Sometimes it's great to just take some time and dedicate a day to filming.


Starts on

By Glenn Mills to Online Premium Videos | Sep 03, 2012 01:53PM

If you want a good reference page for some great starts video, here's a good list for subscribers to


Pic of the Week - Backstroke Starts

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Aug 31, 2012 12:00PM

A great snap of a young swimmer learning a backstroke start.


Swimming Set of the Week - August 24, 2012

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Aug 27, 2012 10:33AM

Our set of the week offers many chances to practice starts, breakout speed, fast turns, and finishing speed.

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