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Feb 7, 2023 - Great Finishes Zoom

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Feb 7, 2023 - Great Finishes Zoom

At some point in your career, chances are good that you’ll win or lose a race by 1/100th of a second. Our focus this week is helping you come out on the happy end of that, by having great finishes in every stroke. Three-time Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce gets us started. 

Zoom Chat at the bottom of this list. Some great links in there.

Monday

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/662-get-your-hand-on-the-wall

:17 - Head down

:22 - eyes down

:39 - diving well

:45 - watch the stability of the head

:55 - the touch - head never moved

Rotated - extended - balanced

:59 - shock absorber

1:03 - looking up

1:10 - looking up

1:12 - hand on gutter

1:24 - hand on gutter

1:29 - reach across to look at the clock

1:48 - practice slow

1:52 - practice slow

2:04 - practice slow - no breathing

2:09 - direct touch

2:21 - add speed

2:33 - add speed

2:46 - increase the kick

2:56 - be able to finish with either hand

Consistent practice

3:27 - watch the wave

Tue: 

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/2163-freestyle-finishes

:04 - eyes down - rotated - extended

:20 - what is your knowledge level while passing under the flags

:27 - start practicing finishes outside of the flags

:35 - no breathing inside the flags

:43 - fully extended

:48 - shock absorber

:54 - practice consistency

1:01 - eyes down

1:10 - taking a peak in the shallow pool

1:18 - taking a peak

Wed:

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/2165-finish-finish-stick

:07 - Eyes up

:17 - Eyes down

:43 - Position the stick at the point of contact

Switch to the previous video and show the sticks under the flags - :57

1:00 - full association of when he’ll touch

1:05 - still looking at the stick after the finish

1:12 - perfect timing

1:24 - great finish

**Thu: **

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/880-step-1-the-approach

:10 - Eyes down all the way in

:14 - Hands slightly higher because it’s a turn

:20 - Head stays down

:24 - Head down and slightly under

:38 - Start adjusting at the flags

:45 - shortens a stroke

:56 - Eyes down again

1:20 - bad finish and approach

1:26 - building association with the bottom

1:28 - practice what you see

1:33 - practice what you see

**Fri: **

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/988-breaststroke-the-last-stroke

:14 - Swimmers hands directing downward on each stroke

:19 - hands below parallel to the surface

:44 - hands still downward

:54 - the last stroke

1:12 - reaching forward

1:22 - thinking of the finish on each stroke

1:29 - parallel to the surface

Sat:

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/1299-teaching-the-backstroke-finish

:10 - on land

:16 - glue arm

:25 - help understand the position

:32 - practice with both arms

:44 - kick in glue

:59 - kick in glue position to the wall

1:03 - practice w both arms

1:10 - put a rope 15 ft passed the flags

1:18 - count strokes passed the wall until you hit the flags

1:22 - minus 1 or 2 strokes swim back to the wall

1:34 - practice mid-pool finishes

1:52 - mid pool finish to glue arm

1:56 - start with other arm

2:12 - teaching the submerge

2:16 - blow bubbles

2:21 - tilt the head back

2:28 - looking at the wall upside down

2:29 - DQ currently - leave the leg up

2:47 - mid-pool with submerge

Sun:

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/2669-high-lunge

:43 - touching the floor

:50 - runners lunge

:59 - good posture

1:14 - reach

1:19 - torso over hips

1:43 - low lunge

Bonus:

https://www.goswim.tv/lessons/2166-conveyor-belt

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Zoom Chat

10:59:00 From Kathy Eaton to Everyone:

Good afternoon!

10:59:00 From O Thomas Johnson to Everyone:

Is it just me but I cant hear anything

10:59:14 From O Thomas Johnson to Everyone:

oops now I can

11:02:01 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

Simman.nu writer and a former National head coach were going to do a few podcasts and now they are near 250 episodes (in Swedish)

11:02:13 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

you never know where it is going to take you

11:02:31 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

The underwater from the ASU meet?

11:09:06 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

At what point do you reach vs take another stroke (any recommendation)? When your hand is about x inches away you take another stroke (know it depends on the speed as well)?

11:09:22 From barbara hummel to Everyone:

notice that her pull finishes at the exact moment her fingertips touch.

11:09:42 From barbara hummel to Everyone:

exceptional timing of your energy and force

11:15:05 From Brad German to Everyone:

Go Blue!!

11:15:35 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Go Blue sorry I’m late

11:17:29 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

Strarting by sending this video to you Barbara.50 Free final 2000 Olympics (even a World Record holder can have a bad finish), see 6min 2 seconds.

https://youtu.be/pr8HgymclQo

11:20:05 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

So I’m big meets there are no flags so you look for your 5 meter mark and don’t breath

11:20:09 From barbara hummel to Everyone:

Don that’s amazing. A Kellogg’s variety pack of finishes

11:20:20 From barbara hummel to Everyone:

Sorry. Dan. Spellcheck!

11:20:29 From John McGowan to Everyone:

We use hockey pucks instead of sticks

11:20:59 From John McGowan to Everyone:

West Virginia

11:21:00 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Go Blue

11:23:00 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Coaching Para you need great tappers

11:27:05 From Coach Dan to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Newer pools might have a marker on the bottom for 15m which you can learn to use as a marker to do any needed adjustment in stroke length or tempo.

11:33:21 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

Swimming from the wall and rope is 30' from the wall?

11:34:58 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Big difference flow gutters to real wall

11:37:29 From Monty Krieger to Everyone:

PLZ STATE THE RULE

11:43:13 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Ya that’s a go blue

11:43:18 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

6.02

11:43:46 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

Lane 6 (no cap and regular speedo style suit) is Popov who set the world record about 8-10 weeks earlier

11:44:17 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

That is Popov

11:44:27 From Gregg Thurlbeck to Everyone:

The wording of the rule SW 6.3 - Some part of the swimmer must break the surface of the water throughout the race. It is permissible for the swimmer to be completely submerged during the turn, and for a distance of not more than 15 metres after the start and each turn. By that point the head must have broken the surface.

11:44:34 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

yesw

11:44:40 From helen naylor to Everyone:

yes

11:44:43 From Beth Baker to Everyone:

At my HS pool it is really deep at both ends so kids don’t get out of the way as quickly/well b/c they can’t stand. Really problematic for kids at end to be able to work on finishes.

11:45:33 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

Bad finish guy

11:45:35 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Go Blue

11:47:58 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

You could room with Vic

11:49:03 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

He came to Bolles when he was 15/16

11:49:19 From Kathy Eaton to Everyone:

Ya!! Summer!!

11:50:01 From Jay Chambers to Everyone:

Katie Hoff's finish in the 400 in London...it's not just the 50 where the finish is important

11:50:13 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

https://youtu.be/DNKrQBGdYW0?t=77 100 fly 2008

11:52:22 From Brian Lindsay to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Bingo Glenn! How many finishes are there in a practice?

11:55:25 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

2008 Katie 400 free with 10 sec to go in the race

https://youtu.be/BwUhrm7RlKU?t=374

11:56:30 From helen naylor to Everyone:

he does that the whole race!

11:58:45 From John McGowan to Everyone:

#3 Michael Phelps 2008 Olympic 100m Butterfly Final

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urbvFAAwM2M

#4 The Underwater Finish of the 2008 Olympic 100m Butterfly Final https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S98QMbe4LUE

12:00:05 From John McGowan to Everyone:

He stopped kicking also

12:00:12 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

You think finish before last turn

12:01:09 From Coach Dan to Everyone:

Do we know how many 1/1000 of a second the difference it was between the 2 in that 100 fly?

12:02:12 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

We haven’t used1000thsince 1967 pan and Winnipeg

12:03:47 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Go Blue

12:04:12 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Thank you BillPark go blue

12:05:30 From helen naylor to Everyone:

No, you still cannot be submerged at the finish

12:05:52 From William Park ChPC to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Fina is now world aquatics

12:06:45 From John McGowan to Everyone:

I believe .07 inches

12:06:45 From Camy Gitwenty to Everyone:

Thank you, bye

12:06:59 From Monty Krieger to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Did you use a mirror for your research?

12:07:05 From Jay Chambers to Everyone:

Thank you Glenn and Barbara

12:07:11 From Brad German to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Thank you!

12:07:15 From Corinne Machoud Nivon to Everyone:

Thank you

12:07:17 From Kimberly Goodell to Everyone:

This was great thanks!

12:07:18 From Brian Lindsay to Glenn Mills(Direct Message):

Thanks Glenn!