Breaststroke - Sweep in to Air

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Feb 19, 2014 08:00AM

This week's drill is really about a question: Do you go to air in breaststroke when the hands are sweeping out, or when the hands are sweeping in?


Breaststroke - Long Stroke

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Apr 23, 2013 05:48AM

The sport has changed and if you're not making moves to go with it, maybe it's time to take a serious look at soccer.


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.


Swimming Pic of the Week - Carlos Almeida Breaststroke

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Nov 15, 2012 10:33AM

We've uploaded more videos of NCAA Champion and Portuguese Olympian, Carlos Almeida to


Carlos Almeida Breaststroke Stills

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Jun 05, 2012 04:39PM

NCAA Champion from Louisville, Carlos Almeida, shares some very cool breaststroke techniques with us.


All Strokes - Math

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Apr 26, 2011 08:51AM

In a world where we calculate most things (like money) on a 100-based scale, athletics brings the need for a new type of math, the 60-based scale.


Breaststroke - Timing Your Breath

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Nov 02, 2010 08:57AM

When swimmers are learning breaststroke, they generally follow their instinct when it's time to breathe. This focal point can help you determine if you're going to air at the most efficient spot in your stroke.


Swimming Picture of the Week - August 5, 2010

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Aug 05, 2010 09:59AM

In honor of Eric Shanteau and all the swimmers competing at the US Championships this week, check out a shot of Eric's breaststroke.


Turns - Late-Hands Flip

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Apr 13, 2010 09:13AM

When first learning how to do an effective flip turn, many people try to use the hands to help them get the turn started. But then they get caught, and are unable to finish the rotation.


Freestyle - Timing the Kick

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Jun 02, 2009 08:59AM

The other day, one of our regular posters had a question about "Front crawl kick timing". In reading it, and reading it, I certainly began to understand how certain things in swimming can be overthought, and overtaught.


Swimming Set of the Week - February 3, 2009

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Feb 03, 2009 10:03AM

This set of 225 IMs will help you focus on how fast you FEEL rather than on how fast the clock says you're going.


Freestyle - Synchro Swim

By Barbara Hummel to Freestyle | Oct 21, 2008 12:01PM

Swimming stroke for stroke with other swimmers is not so easy as it looks. Try it for a fun and challenging set.


Swimming Question of the Week - October 7, 2008

By Barbara Hummel to Question of the Week | Oct 07, 2008 10:00AM

Do you know how many days are left until your championship meet begins? If so, how many and does that seem like a long way away or short?


Swimming Picture of the Week (2) - June 3, 2008

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Jun 03, 2008 07:02AM

Comment on the freestyle swimmer in this image... THEN watch the short video.

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