Ian Pope explains the proper technique for the “underwater fly kick” off the start and turns including whole-body movement, snap of the tail, head in-line with spine and a vertical kicking drill. This is an excellent video showing Ian Pope’s instructional techniques for coaching both elite swimmers and age groupers.
The “fifth stroke” is most effective in the backstroke and you will learn how it can add propulsion.
Olympic and National Team Coach for Australia, Ian Pope, provides instructional stroke techniques for improving both elite swimmers and age groupers. Discover the importance of stroke efficiency that will lead to faster swimming.
Coach Pope will give you insight on how to get a feel for the water, and how to hold the water and balance without over-rotating.