Many of these have been featured in “the wake-up swim.” Here I put them all in one spot so you can binge-watch them if you wish. -RW
1. “Paddlehead” drill for perfecting freestyle breathing technique.
2. Backstroke Start Progression with Georgia Davies:
3. A drill to help with timing of the breath in freestyle:
4. Breaststroke Speed Drill
5. Start Drill with Tyler McGill and Brett Hawke:
6. Sean Quinn puts a new “spin” on open turns:
7. Breaststroke Single-leg kicking
8. The “Plunge for Distance”
9. Early Vertical Forearm Drill with Beth Winkowski
10. Ankle flexibility exercises to improve dolphin kicking:
11. Backstroke drills:
12. One-arm scoop drill. Classic. Simple. Helpful.
13. Freestyle catch drill with coach Steve Jungbluth:
14. Freestyle “archer” drill
15. Backstroke weight drill:
16. Backstroke cues:
17. Butterfly power
18. Tow-in turns:
19. Stay tight for the turns:
20. On setting impossible goals with Alex Honnold:
21. The great coach-player relationship between Steve Kerr and Steph Curry:
22. WHY do you coach?
23. Billy Donovan on building the best teams:
24. David Cutcliffe on confidence:
25. How NOT to motivate the lazy athlete with Brett Bartholomew:
Example Videos (to show your swimmers great technique):
26. Butterfly technique
27. Getting tight on a freestyle flip turn:
28. Dolphin Kicking and a Backstroke breakout:
29. Breaststroke Turn example with Nic Fink:
30. Freestyle from all angles:
31. Adam Peaty breaststroke:
32. Breaststroke from a head-on angle:
33. Backstroke head-on:
34. Katie Ledecky Freestyle technique:
35. Kim Vandenberg’s Streamline and breakout:
36. Amazing underwater dolphin kicking:
37. Dana Vollmer’s Butterfly:
38. Butterfly from a side angle:
39. Breaststroke, “hiding” the kick behind the body
3 thoughts on “39 Swim Coaching Videos You Need to Watch”
Thank you!!! These are awesome!
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Thank you for posting these excellent videos! I coach for a club swim program and am always on the lookout for new drills and swim ideas to help my swimmers improve their technique.