In this exceptional video, Richard Quick, one of the world’s most successful coaches at Stanford, Texas and Auburn, utilizes his analysis of which techniques lead to fast swimming. You will get a look at a demonstration that puts Coach Quick’s principles into practice by showing the proper form for the palm pressure, arm push, snap into line and maintaining abs posture.
This backstroke start from the gutter is a little more difficult, but it will really help improve your posture.
12X NCAA Championship Coach, Richard Quick, starts this video with explanation on the starting block. Listen to discussion of the importance of correct posture, sight line, knee placement, and roll.
Remember to pick a hole in the water to aim for and make sure to dive down to the bottom of the pool.
This instructional clip features legendary swimming coach, Richard Quick. The demonstration of a fast start is accompanied by Coach Quick’s explanations of how to pick a “hole in the water” and take a deep plunge through it.
Other key aspects in this drill are lining up the arms and dropping the front knee.
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.
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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.
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