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Gain Speed and Efficiency with this Pencil Float Progression!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, June 28, 2013

One of the top coaches in swimming history, Richard Quick, teaches you pencil float progressions to help your athletes create a solid streamlined position. By moving through this drill slowly, swimmers keep the strong body line Coach Quick recommends.

The swimmer in a vertical position, slowly changes body position until they are in the traditional horizontal swimming position.

Watch and learn more valuable tips from an additional clip of the Posture, Line and Balance: The Foundation of Championship Winning Swimming.  See other high quality Richard Quick DVDs in our massive Swimming DVD collection!




Utilize a Streamline Posture for a More Effective Stroke!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, May 31, 2013

Richard Quick was a former Olympic Coach and has been named NCAA Coach of the Year on numerous occasions. He led a number of different universities to NCAA Team Championships as well. Take a look at this Pencil Float Drill that will help your swimmers create streamline posture.

This vertical drill will help swimmers create a strong line of balance.

Take a look at an additional clip from Posture, Line and Balance: The Foundation of Championship Winning Swimming.  See other high quality Richard Quick DVDs in our massive Swimming DVD collection!




Top Notch Defensive Skills to Frustrate Your Opponent!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, October 8, 2012

Gain insight from University of Illinois Head Women’s Volleyball Coach, Kevin Hambly.  In 2011, he led the team to the NCAA Championship Game and was the 2011Volleyball Magazine Coach of the Year.  See how to have a better posture for digging the ball.  Also, understand the importance of eye movement on defense.

Check out this Catch Drill that will allow you to get in position to make a well executed dig.  Look at the coaching points Coach Hambly makes here in this exercise.  Your players will be able to develop a nice posture for the dig.

Another great activity to create a better defense is this Eyework Sequence Drill.  Use visual cues that will help you identify how you should react.  Focus on alternating from the ball back to player at specific time frames.

View an additional clip from the product page of “Smart Defense for Creating More Swings.”  See what Defensive Volleyball DVDs and other Volleyball DVDs we have in our massive video library!




Tips from Richard Quick on Freestyle Posture!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, August 13, 2012

Take a look at exclusive instruction featuring 5x NCAA Coach of the Year, Richard Quick.  Here, Coach Quick shows you how to create an ideal posture when swimming the freestyle.  This on-deck demonstration makes it easy to see the technique of setting and maintaining the correct posture for the freestyle.  Listen to advice from Coach Quick on ways you can improve your swimmers freestyle performance.

Another clip from this DVD can be viewed at Championship Productions “Becoming a Champion Swimmer: Freestyle“.  Check out our Freestyle Swimming DVDs and more quality instructional DVDs from Richard Quick!




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