Swimming Workout of the Week - June 21, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jun 23, 2014 07:38PM

Freestyle set this week, with a chance to use paddles of different sizes.


Swimming Workout of the Week - April 25, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Apr 25, 2014 04:41PM

Depending on how you approach this set, it can help you prepare for a longish open-water swim...or for the swim portion of a sprint triathlon.


Backstroke - Topher Drill

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Apr 23, 2014 07:00AM

Revisiting one of the original Drill of the Week videos. This takes us way back, to working with a very specific young swimmer named Christopher. Christopher had a problem of using a straight arm backstroke pull, and through the process of trying to fix it, we came up with this little process.


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.


Swimming Set of the Week - March 7, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Mar 07, 2014 12:38AM

This week's set is super versatile and will please the freestylers.


Breaststroke - 4-Stroke Free Breast

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Dec 31, 2013 12:01AM

Getting into the groove of a flowing breaststroke isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Mixing up the strokes sometimes gives you an advantage toward this, if only for a few strokes.


Swimming Set of the Week - December 6, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Dec 08, 2013 11:00PM

Backstroke bent-arm pull is the focus of this week's Swimming Set of the Week.


Main Set Wednesday - Drill Swim

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Dec 04, 2013 02:41PM

Alternating drilling and swimming to teach better extension in Freestyle.


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.


More Breaststroke Pull Mistakes & How to Fix Them

By Glenn Mills to Updates | Jun 28, 2013 09:49AM

Another chapter in our Breaststroke Basics with Steve Haufler. More fixes for the breaststroke pull.


Freestyle - Sliced Hand Exit

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jun 18, 2013 08:00AM

Pushing the hand all the way through the exit of the stroke is something swimmers have worked on for years. Here's a little additional point to think about.


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.


Pic of the Week - Teaching Breaststroke

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Feb 25, 2013 02:47PM

Evaluate the picture first, then watch the video to see if you still think what you initially were thinking.


Main Set Wednesday - Pull Buoy Variations

By Barbara Hummel to Group (Mixed Levels) | Feb 13, 2013 11:46AM

Pull-buoy variations and negative-splitting.


Main Set Monday - Air Is Fuel

By Barbara Hummel to Group (Mixed Levels) | Feb 04, 2013 03:18PM

Experimenting today with how changing your breathing pattern...specifically, giving yourself more air during the course of a swim...can affect your pace, speed, and energy.

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