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Freestyle - Position 11 Surge

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | 25 days ago

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


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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.


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Main Set Monday - Catch Until You Can't

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Dec 09, 2013 02:50PM

This set is designed to push the swimmers technique until they can't hold it anymore. Make sure the intervals reach a level that is right on their edge of ability.


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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.


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Backstroke - Learning Spin Drill

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Oct 29, 2013 07:00AM

When our swimmers start to move forward to a more advanced level, it's time to take some time to focus on hand speed.


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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.


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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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Freestyle - Simple Catch Practice

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Aug 06, 2013 09:06AM

Here's a simple drill to help with the freestyle catch... with the emphasis on simple.


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Backstroke - Working on the Catch

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Jul 02, 2013 09:19AM

Building on last week's backstroke thumb-out, pinky-in drill, here's a way to work the backstroke catch into the progression.


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Backstroke - Thumb Out Pinky In

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Jun 25, 2013 08:08AM

Identifying how the hands work in backstroke is the beginning of developing a good recovery and catch.


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Swimming Set of the Week - May 17, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | May 21, 2013 09:24AM

Short set this week to wake up the connection between the catch and the core.


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Swimming Set of the Week - February 1, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Feb 01, 2013 02:34PM

There's nothing like being DONE with the One-Hour Swim. Now...where did I put those fins?


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Main Set Wednesday - Freestyle Technique, then Some 200s

By Barbara Hummel to Group (Mixed Levels) | Nov 28, 2012 12:02PM

First part of today's practice was all about technique and building awareness of rotation, kick, and hand entry. Then we carried the focus points into a set of 200s.


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Main Set Monday - Doggie Dig

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Oct 22, 2012 09:26AM

We added a fun drill to practice today, but if you do the drill correctly for a while... it's only really fun for the coach. :)


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Main Set Friday - Doggy Dig

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Jun 26, 2012 09:47AM

Mixing in drills to regular training breaks up practice, and also keeps people focused.



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