By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, September 27, 2013
Understand the importance of the sometimes forgotten aspect of the breaststroke, which is undulation. Frank Busch of the University of Arizona coaching staff, has his swimmer show you drills to emphasize correct undulation, start to finish.
Viewing this clip will inform you on the mental concept and the physical feeling of “rolling over the barrel” at the end of the undulation.
By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, August 30, 2013
The breaststroke kick is considered the main propulsive force in this stroke and in this drill the swimmer’s heels touch the swimmer’s hands to ensure a full range of kicking motion. 2X NCAA Championship Coach, Frank Busch, emphasizes the importance of the final downward thrust of the legs and feet.
See underwater and slow motion views of these kick drills for a better idea of the techniques presented here.
By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, August 5, 2013
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By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, August 2, 2013
Breaststroke requires the most streamlining of all the strokes and you see it performed by a former world record holder. This video is accompanied by insight from 2X NCAA Championship Coach, Frank Busch, as he emphasizes an excellent “4-2-1 streamlining drill” to set the most efficient body position along with the glide and the proper stroke timing. This is a great drill for swimmers of all ages and levels, especially beginners.
Keeping a tight streamline will allow you to maintain speed as your head goes between your arms.
By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, May 3, 2013
In this segment, coach of the 2011 NCAA champions in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events, Kelly Kremer, puts together all of the elements of breaststroke. The kick and the arm pull along with adding tempo and speed allows for a complete, successful stroke.
This demonstration will show you an ideal technical breaststroke that is forward focused.