In this video about swimming starts, Coach Gary Hall teaches the proper distance one should maintain between feet both side to side and back to front on the modern swimming starting block. Getting off to a good start can make or break a race but many of us don’t have advice on how to setup and execute great swimming starts. In this swim technique video series on various swimming start techniques we will guide you through the essentials that we believe will lead to not only faster but also safer swimming starts and much faster results in the pool. With the limited amount of swimming starting blocks that have the back foot plate and side grips, many of us use these for the first time at a competition. We hope this video will get you thinking about the change in swimming start technique that you might expect when transitioning to these new blocks and how you can use these features as an advantage.
Drills & Skills!
Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni and Zach Hayden demonstrate fast swimming drills that will improve your breaststroke. Coach Gary Hall,Sr. demonstrates breaststroke drills to improve your swimming technique. The 2 or 3 Kick Down Drill is a great way to learn how to hyper-streamline the front end of your breaststroke and lead to faster results in the pool. Pay attention to Rebecca’s powerful kick. Click _HERE. Good technique; fast times!
Coach Mike Holtzapfel