Oftentimes in swimming, it is said that a flip turn will make or break a race. Considered to be a “blind” turn, a swimmer’s head should stay directly in line with their body and not look around at their competition when completing the motion.
In this video clinic series, University of Tennessee Head Coach and AQUA BOOM® Technical Advisor Matt Kredic shares ways to work your kick and core using the AQUA BOOM®.
If you are interested in getting your breaststroke clicking, you had better build a strong breaststroke kick.
A new season is coming, and with it, a fresh chance to do it even better. Here are 7 ways to do it better this year.
It’s time to get engaged, and that means thinking during practice. But maybe you aren’t sure where to begin. So here’s a list of ideas for you!
Rebecca Soni: “Dolphin Kick Breaststroke drill is one of my favorites. For me, the biggest benefit of this drill is being able to work on the timing of the stroke. The timing is the most important variable in this stroke.
Breaststroke can come and go like the wind. It is frustrating for both swimmers and coaches to have a swimmer’s breaststroke clicking one season and then, in the next, ‘poof’, the technique vanishes.
During the crucial weeks and days leading up to swim meets, swimmers should properly implement a taper phase in their dryland training to optimize performance on race day.
One of the reasons that I believe that the up kick on butterfly and freestyle kick (or down kick in backstroke) and powerful coupling motions are two of the last frontiers of fast swimming is that few coaches or swimmers really recognize how important they are or even what they are.
In this video clinic feature, Coach Kredich shares three ways to improve your breaststroke using the AQUA BOOM®.
Can we try too hard to achieve our goals in the pool? Is there a point where our passion for our swimming becomes counter-productive?
Swimming technique goes hand in hand with racing strategy. Racing strategy often involves implementing more than one swimming technique.
Recently I got an email from a young swimmer asking whether he should start writing out his workouts. Here’s an expanded version of my answer.
In today’s swimming world, many swimmers are forced to taper down twice during a short period of time.