Eddie Reese Shares Thoughts on Orange & White, Flutter Kicking with Snorkels

2021 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ORANGE & WHITE INTRASQUAD SWIM MEET (MEN)

FINAL SCORES

  1. Orange – 146 points
  2. White – 137 points

The 2021 Texas Orange/White Intrasquad Friday saw the return of some of the biggest stars in the NCAA as well as the collegiate debuts of some of the nation’s top recruits. The entire meet took place Friday evening, a departure from the 2-day structure of the 2020 version. While the meet as a whole was slightly slower in 2021 than it was last year it still showcased a few big swims.

We caught up with head coach Eddie Reese after the meet who seemed pleased with the results as a stepping stone moving into the next phase of training (commonly referred to as ‘Rocktober’). Reese also explained one of his focuses during September: flutter kicking with snorkels and kickboards. Reese says this puts the swimmer in a prime position within the water and improving you flutter kicking even helps with dolphin kicking and underwaters.

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Swammer
28 days ago

One of life’s great blessings … Coach Eddie Reese

Enchantedrock
28 days ago

Kicking w snorkel. Ok. He gets the buy in and it works. That’s why he’s Eddie and we are not.

daeleb cressel
28 days ago

Fortnite 💯💯

Daniel Watters
28 days ago

He’d always get to the breastroke lanes last when giving the main set. Always.

One time he came down (we were always in the Siberia lanes of the pool) and said: “Men. And I mean “MEN”. If I don’t train you harder than every other group in the pool today I’m doing you a disservice. Good luck.”

Ugh

MIKE IN DALLAS
Reply to  Daniel Watters
28 days ago

Would it be fair to say, that, relative to the other 3 strokes, breast stroke has consistently been the biggest challenge in finding new, talented recruits for UT?

Daniel Watters
Reply to  MIKE IN DALLAS
27 days ago

I think so, yes. You could argue butterfly I suppose. Distance free?

Steve Nolan
28 days ago

Shoulda asked if he did “retire” just to overshadow Terry Ganley’s announcement.

MY JOKE, VINDICATED.

David Q
28 days ago

Wasn’t he going to retire?

Dan
28 days ago

The Legend himself!

Ol' Longhorn
28 days ago

“They hate it, so I know it’s good for ’em.” The genius of Eddie Reese in a nutshell.

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