Masters keep the nicest things from their past.
If you're looking to add some resistance to a particular swimmer or stroke, consider the Drag+Fly. We were sent one of these a couple months ago, and thought we'd give it a try.
A couple great swimmers sent me a couple new products they developed. Turns out they work great together.
In what turns out to be a bit more torturous than it initially sounds, incorporating this drill for an entire practice keeps you thinking.
Last week at the ASCA World Clinic, there were a lot of great new products, and one of our favorites was the new FINIS Agility Paddle.
Now visiting Ann Arbor, Michigan and working with Team Elite at the University of Michigan.
Never miss the opportunity to teach. Yesterday's practice showed some consistent errors in the masters group, so we decided to teach with a fun set.
Borrowing from an old drill, here's a fun set sure to get you more aware of your hands.
Revisiting an old drill originally posted in 2003, some things just never go out of style.
This may be seen as more rant than drill, and some will like it, and some will not. Either way, the pull buoy is what it is... a useful piece of swim equipment.
Freestyle technique is your focus in the first half of the set. Putting that technique into practice with a classic 10 X 100 is your focus on the second half.
If you're looking for something to strengthen your forearms, especially for breaststroke, here's a quick drill that will do the trick.
If you've ever seen any TV police drama, there will be a scene where the suspect is placed against the wall, hands high, and pressed forward so the police can search him. This position just happens to be a great example of the press on butterfly.
Here's the swimmer featured in this week's Drill of the Week.