Tennessee Women Getting Hype for 2015 NCAA Championships (With Rare Top-Arm Breakout Footage)

The Tennessee Volunteers’ women’s team are shining up their racing skills ahead of the 2015 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships that begin on Thursday in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Above, they’d produced a video of their last-minute preparations, appropriately set to the music of Sean Paul, who was a former National Team swimmer and high-level water polo player in his native Jamaica.

Besides the usual fun, there’s actually some really interesting video footage for those more interested in the technique side of swimming than the fun. At the 1:10 mark of the video, there’s a fantastic underwater view of the famed Tennessee “top arm breakout” in backstroke.

Read more about the top-arm breakout here.

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don’t see the advantage….i have watched their stud guy backstroker and he doesn’t do it?! wonder why? and didn’t think they have any stud girl backstrokers?


^^^ WEIRDO, that was rude. Clearly you don’t follow any of their results. They have amazing female backstrokes.


Their stud backstroker would go 1:36 if he did the top arm breakout. clearly faster and more efficient

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