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Breaststroke - Sneaky Extension Practice

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | 29 days ago

One of the most important aspects of a great breaststroke will be the extended position underwater. Here's a little bit of a sneaky way to get your swimmers to practice this.


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Backstroke - Goggle Under Back Kick

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Feb 26, 2014 12:50PM

We've focused on backstroke kick before, but this is a small detail that can also help your entire body position.


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Backstroke - Streamline Kick

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Jul 18, 2013 05:48AM

Incorporating simple balance drills during kick sets has dual benefits to your swimming.


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Drill of the Week - Freestyle Pull-Buoy Balance

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Feb 12, 2013 08:29AM

The pull buoy is rarely used to teach the ownership of balance, but by using it to shift the balance point of the body, a swimmer can learn more about adjusting their stroke.


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Freestyle - Position 11 for Two

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jan 22, 2013 05:00AM

Staying in balance for a smooth freestyle isn't always as easy as it looks. Sometimes it takes more than one to really accomplish the perfect stroke.


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Swimming Pic of the Week - Martyn Forde Freestyle

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Nov 29, 2012 09:48AM

Barbados Olympic sprinter, Martyn Forde doing some freestyle drilling.


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Swimming Pic of the Week - Back Kick Drill

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Nov 22, 2012 07:58AM

Here's a pic from a recent shoot with some great masters swimmers.


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Backstroke - Cup-on-Head Balance

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Aug 14, 2012 08:00AM

It's been six years since we posted this drill, and 100 years since it was first introduced, but a better visual was necessary.


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Main Set Thursday -- IMs and Short-Rest 25s

By Barbara Hummel to Group (Mixed Levels) | Aug 09, 2012 01:23PM

IM and short-rest 25s today, plus Aquatic Ping Pong.


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Main Set Wednesday - Cup o' Head

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Aug 08, 2012 02:42PM

Thinking more along the lines of Cup 'o Noodles, but the point will be to supply all your swimmers with small cups, to work on backstroke technique.


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Swimming Pic of the Week - Barry Murphy Drill

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Jun 07, 2012 03:30PM

Another great day of filming in Ann Arbor. Check out Irish Olympian Barry Murphy.


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Main Set Wednesday -- Strapless Paddles, Noodles, Drill/Swim

By Barbara Hummel to Bronze (Learning) | Apr 18, 2012 02:08PM

This practice got thumbs up from the beginning swimmers on the Masters team that Barbara coaches.


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Swimming Pic of the Week - Balance - 03/02/12

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Mar 02, 2012 09:56AM

This picture is from a new series we're producing for www.goswimtv.com


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Freestyle - Ankle Pull Buoy

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Feb 14, 2012 10:06AM

Maintaining a stable core is an important part of a good freestyle. This standard drill is a good one to help accomplish this.


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Freestyle - Sneaking Up on Air

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jan 31, 2012 09:11AM

Here's a quick and simple drill to help you build a low breath in freestyle.



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