Learn Excellent Tips to Improve Your Backstroke Start!

Former Auburn University Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, Richard Quick, has swimmers demonstrate the proper form for the backstroke start. Learn tips on “coiling like a spring” and pulling up on the hand-bar to set the tension. Backstroke Start This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Becoming a Champion Swimmer: Starts & Turns.” View other world class […]

Generate Maximum Momentum for Your Freestyle Turns!

5X NCAA “Coach of the Year”, Richard Quick, explains how to generate maximum momentum for the freestyle turn by dipping the body underwater before making the somersault. The Freestyle Turn Coach Quick explains the problem occurs when the feet reach for the wall before the somersault is finished. This video came from Championship Productions’ video “Becoming a […]

Work on Your Approach and Turns for the Freestyle!

In this segment, legendary swimming coach Richard Quick provides you with a drill that helps swimmers practice their approach into the actual turn/somersault, and practice multiple tight spin turns throughout the entire 25. Freestyle Approach & Turn You will see a demonstration of a 3-hand hit freestyle swim followed by a somersault and continuing right back into 3 more […]