The 100 Best Swimming Drills

The 100 Best Swimming Drills

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In The 100 Best Swimming Drills, Blythe Lucero has compiled the most effective swimming drills gathered from more than 20 years of working with swimmers and is an excellent resource for swimmers at any level in the quest for better swimming.


Abstract: In The 100 Best Swimming Drills, Blythe Lucero has compiled the most effective swimming drills gathered from more than 20 years of working with swimmers and is an excellent resource for swimmers at any level in the quest for better swimming

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS......Page 6
Introduction......Page 11
How to Use this Book......Page 12
The Art and Science of Swimming......Page 14
The Technique of Economic Swimming......Page 15
Turning Workout into Practice......Page 16
What Is a Drill?......Page 18
Types of Swimming Drills......Page 22
History of Swimming Drills......Page 23
How to Use Drills......Page 26
4. THE 100 BEST SWIMMING DRILLS......Page 28
DRILLS FOR FREESTYLE......Page 29
1. Downhill Float......Page 30
2. Log Roll......Page 32
3. Twelve Kick Switch......Page 34
4. Toe Point Drill......Page 36
5. Floppy Foot Drill......Page 39
6. Vertical Kicking Sequence......Page 41
7. Single Leg Kicking......Page 43
8. Pull/Push Freestyle......Page 45
9. Catch Up......Page 48
10. All Thumbs Drill......Page 50
11. Sculling......Page 52
12. Fist Freestyle......Page 55
13. Floppy Hand......Page 57
14. Shark Fin......Page 59
15. Inhale Arm/Exhale Arm......Page 61
16. The Weightless Arm......Page 64
17. Temple Press......Page 67
18. Dead Arm Freestyle......Page 69
19. Three Stroke Switch Freestyle......Page 71
20. The Pendulum Effect......Page 74
21. Hip Skating......Page 76
22. Heads Up Freestyle......Page 78
23. Horizontal Rope Climbing......Page 81
24. Freestyle with Dolphin......Page 83
25. Bilateral Breathing......Page 85
DRILLS FOR BACKSTROKE......Page 87
26. Float on Spine......Page 88
27. Water-Line Drill......Page 90
28. Twelve Kick Switch Backstroke......Page 93
29. Boiling Water Drill......Page 95
30. No Knees Streamline Kick......Page 98
31. Pigeontoed Kicking......Page 100
32. Quarter Roll with Cup on Forehead......Page 103
33. One Arm Pull/Push......Page 105
34. Up and Over......Page 108
35. Fist Backstroke......Page 110
36. Corkscrew......Page 112
37. Clock Arms......Page 114
38. Two-step Recovery......Page 117
39. Locked Elbow Drill......Page 119
40. Dog-ears......Page 122
Breathing Drills......Page 124
41. Rhythmic Breathing Sequence......Page 125
42. The Breathing Pocket......Page 127
43. Three Stroke Switch Backstroke......Page 129
44. One Arm Rope Climb......Page 132
45. Opposition Freeze Frame......Page 134
46. Armpit Lift......Page 136
47. Roll, Pull, Roll, Push......Page 138
48. Pinkie Lead......Page 141
49. Backstroke Balance Drill with Cup......Page 143
50. Opposition Overlap......Page 146
DRILLS FOR BREASTSTROKE......Page 149
51. Streamline......Page 150
53. Duck Feet......Page 156
52. Rocking Drill......Page 153
54. Breaststroke Kick on Your Back......Page 159
55. Vertical Breaststroke Kick......Page 163
56. Heads up Breaststroke Kick......Page 165
Arm Stroke Drills......Page 167
57. 3D Breaststroke Arms......Page 168
58. Breaststroke Sculling......Page 170
59. Half-stroke Breaststroke......Page 173
60. Corners Drill......Page 175
61. Hand Speed Drill......Page 177
62. Breaststroke with Fists......Page 180
63. Growing Your Recovery......Page 182
64. Shoot to Streamline......Page 185
65. Fold and Shrug......Page 187
66. Inhale at the High Point......Page 191
67. Eyes on the Water......Page 193
68. Tennis Ball Drill......Page 196
69. Breaststroke with Dolphin......Page 198
70. Breaststroke Alternating Dolphin and Breaststroke Kick......Page 200
71. Stroke Up to Breathe, Kick Down to Glide......Page 203
72. No Stars......Page 205
73. Stroke, Breathe, Kick, Glide Mantra......Page 208
74. Glide Length/Glide Speed......Page 211
75. Thread the Needle......Page 214
DRILLS FOR BUTTERFLY......Page 217
76. Taking a Bow......Page 218
77. Weight Shifting......Page 221
Kick Drills......Page 223
78. Ribbon Writing......Page 224
79. Deep to Shallow Dolphin......Page 226
80. Dolphin Dives......Page 229
81. Vertical Dolphin......Page 231
82. Back Dolphin......Page 234
83. Pitch to Press......Page 236
84. Sweeping Question Marks......Page 239
85. One-arm Butterfly......Page 241
86. Left Arm, Right Arm, Both Arms......Page 243
87. The Round Off......Page 246
88. Pinkies-up......Page 248
89. The Flop......Page 251
90. Reaching to a "Y"......Page 253
91. Breathing Timing Drill......Page 255
92. Flying Dolphin Dives......Page 258
93. Eyes on the Water Butterfly......Page 260
94. Hammer and Nail......Page 263
95. Advanced One-arm Butterfly......Page 266
96. No Kick Butterfly......Page 268
97. No Pause Fly......Page 271
98. Chest Balance......Page 273
99. Coordination Checkpoint......Page 275
100. Quiet Butterfly......Page 277
5. Conclusion......Page 280
Credits......Page 281

Details

  • Author: Blythe Lucerno
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
  • ISBN-10: 1841263370
  • ISBN-13: 9781841263373
  • Pages: 281
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 28.3M
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