Below are some of my favorite swim videos. Apologies that some come with commercials…  Enjoy

Ian Thorpe… the way it’s done.   This is a 6-beat kick… don’t try this at home.

Just watch Michael Phelps…  high elbows, great extension of arms, modest kick.

Having trouble with those ‘sinky’ legs… watch this and get horizontal…

I consider this lesson from “Swim Smooth” to be fundamental….

Dave Scott (6-time Hawaii Iron Man winner) discusses open water swimming, the high elbow and stroke rate. All good stuff.

Legs dragging behind you… this might be part of the reason

Michael Phelps – flip turn …

Side Kicking Drill Here is one of my favorites, though I teach it a little differently (sorry, they removed the content).

Trailing Single arm This is a hard one, but rewarding once mastered

Jono Van Hazel – Mr Smooth. This is just fun to watch perfection.

How to Do a flip turn

  1. Step 1
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  3. Step 3
  4. Step 4
  5. Step 5

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