Swim with Leila: Flip Turn Tips video

Former U.S. National Teamer and current swim coach Leila Vaziri is back this week with a new installment in her “Swim with Leila” video series.

This time around, Vaziri walks viewers through the finer details of the flip turn, focusing on a tight tuck, a quick rotation and the role of your feet in producing a fast, technically sound flip turn.

You can see these tips explained in greater detail in the video above, courtesy of Vaziri Swim on YouTube.

About Leila Vaziri:

Leila was on the USA National Team in 07-08. She attended Indiana University and hails from South Florida.
Competing at the 2007 World Championships, Leila won a gold medal in the 50 Backstroke while setting a World Record in the event.
Currently Leila is a swimming coach located in New York City focusing on private swim lessons with a wide range of age, ability, and experience.
Most of her clients fall outside of the competitive elite category, instead are learn-to-swim adults, people rehabbing injuries, and water-phobics.
In her spare time, she likes directing her creative energy into making swimming videos and writing about the benefits and joy of swimming.

Leave a Reply

About Jared Anderson

Jared Anderson

Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

Read More »

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!