Turns - Air Control Flip Turn

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | May 28, 2014 08:01AM

Many swimmers, especially ones still learning, can tend to allow too much air to escape during the flip turn. This is done to make sure no water goes UP the nose, but it also has a detrimental effect on your pushoff.


Turns - FOIL Monofin Head Lead Dolphin

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Apr 16, 2014 06:07AM

In working to develop a better underwater dolphin, this drill isolates the a stable head to help you learn to send all your energy forward.


When Swimming Last Makes you First

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Mar 18, 2014 05:38PM

It's always amazing to me, as a coach, that even when we all know something is good, certain people refuse to practice it daily.


Turns - Under-Over Drill

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Oct 15, 2013 08:00AM

When trying to get large groups of swimmers practicing proper pushoffs, sometimes NOT giving them a choice is a great way to teach.


Swimming Set of the Week - August 9, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Aug 09, 2013 01:31PM

Working underwater dolphins in our set of the week.


Main Set Friday - Working Your Walls

By Glenn Mills to Gold (Advanced) | Jun 14, 2013 06:27AM

No matter how good you are, you can never be good enough off your walls. If you're still learning, this is a great introduction of what you want to have be a habit.


All Strokes - Monofin Sprints

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Apr 30, 2013 08:01AM

Sure, we all know the FINIS Foil Monofin is great for training the underwater dolphin, but there's another great use for it as well.


Swimming Set of the Week - February 15, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Feb 18, 2013 12:44PM

Recovery set this week. Lots of fins, kick, drills, and easy swimming (except at the end :).


Swimming Set of the Week - November 30, 2012

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Dec 04, 2012 09:13AM

Kick set this week. Actually, it's four short kick in each stroke.


Swimming Set of the Week - April 27, 2012

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Apr 27, 2012 12:02AM

Our set of the week is short, intense, and a chance to work on many things.


Turns - How Many Dolphins?

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Apr 03, 2012 08:13AM

Even though the majority of time at swim practice is spent going back and forth, it's the switching from one direction to the other that is more important than ever.

Videoicon Uploads January 11, 2012

By Glenn Mills to Online Premium Videos | Jan 11, 2012 10:41AM

Some great slow motion clips of Olympian Margaret Hoelzer performing the underwater dolphin kick, as well as breatkout into her first stroke.


All Strokes - Get-Out Swim

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Jan 10, 2012 07:00AM

Ever since there's been competitive swimming, there have been get-out swims. A great way to encourage swimmers to go faster than they thought they could, with the cherry of getting out of practice 10 minutes early.


Swimming Pic - January 6, 2012 - Erik Vendt

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Jan 06, 2012 09:31AM

Olympian Erik Vendt demonstrating the underwater dolphin kick.


Backstroke - Nose Plugs

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Nov 01, 2011 07:55AM

Having a successful pushoff in backstroke means being able to stay under water long enough to take advantage of your underwater dolphin.

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