Get insight on push off techniques from David Marsh, 2012 US Olympic Team Assistant Coach. Watch expert demonstration provided by former NCAA 200 IM Champion at Auburn, Lionel Moreau. Push offs are a key component to the turn and becoming a successful swimmer. See what push off skills you can gain from this clip.
Holding a streamline position will help the swimmer carry speed from the wall into the stroke. Using a stack and lock method reinforces the proper arm and hand position for a tight streamline. A quality streamline is the foundation to a great turn!
David Marsh is a 12X NCAA Championship coach at Auburn and he gives you complete insight on full speed breaststroke and butterfly turns. Watch expert demonstration provided by former NCAA 200 IM Champion at Auburn, Lionel Moreau. Create a fast pace, efficient turn from the footage below.
In this segment you will see all of the skills from the drill sequence come together to make for a high quality, full speed turn. Coach Marsh also provides tips on if you come up “short” or “long” on the wall before you perform the turn.
Listen to David Marsh, 3x Olympic Coach, speak about wall sequence workouts. Watch expert demonstration provided by former NCAA 200 IM Champion at Auburn, Lionel Moreau. This is a 3 step process that leads a swimmer through a full short axis turn. Develop the skills required to create a more powerful push off the wall.
The breathing technique is one of the keys to perfecting the wall sequence. These exercises will help you improve planting on the wall and will lead to a stronger push off.
Get excellent instruction to work on your short axis turns with David Marsh, 8X NCAA Coach of the Year. Watch expert demonstration provided by former NCAA 200 IM Champion at Auburn, Lionel Moreau. It is important that your swimmers learn to rotate backwards prior to executing an effective breaststroke or fly turn. See what drills you can add to your practice!
Here you will see Backward Flips and Reverse Somersaults that are performed under water. This drill sequence teaches rotation and leads into the full turn at the wall.
Watch and learn from former All-American swimmer and current assistant coach at Auburn, Bill Pilczuk. He will show you how to get out to a great start in your next race with body positioning work. It is important to have balance on the starting block and this will allow you to shed seconds off your time.
In this segment Coach Pilczuk, discusses the proper foot positioning on the block to attain the ideal balance position for a more explosive take-off. This includes which foot to place forward, the positioning of the front and back foot, and the leg angles that provide for a powerful start.
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