Prescription swimming goggles cost almost as much as a new pair of glasses. That's way too expensive, especially if you don't get to go swimming as often as you'd like. But using the clever tips in this video tutorial, you'll be able to make a pair of prescription swimming goggles for less than you'd spend on a tank of gas to get you to the beach.
Swimming tips and techniques for freestyle swimmers or beginners. Learn how to swim the freestyle stroke in this free swimming video.
Participate in competitive swimming? Or maybe you just enjoy freestyle swimming. Either way, check out this instructional video and learn how to extend your stroke as you go to air to achieve greater distance per stroke.
Use Dave Scott's drills to maximize your kick potential.
Swim guru Doug Stern shows you how to do arm recovery swimming drills. These drills help improve high elbow recovery. Drills covered are the finger drag drill, zipper (thumbsies) drill, and the sharkfin drill.
The idea of this swimming drill is to hold the stick in front of you at the end of each arm extension, to exaggerate the catch up sensation.
Six-Time Ironman Champion Dave Scott demonstrates several techniques to help ensure you're getting the most from your swim strokes.
Olympic Gold Medal winner Sheila Taormina demonstrates the high elbow catch (HEC) swim stroke using the Halo Swim Training system and as explained by Craig Askins. The high elbow catch is considered a key component in the success of todays best swimmers.
Have an important swimming meet coming up? You better start practicing, and one of the best ways to improve your strokes is to practice some swimming drills. This video will outline 5 very important stroke drills to use for refining your swimming technique. Learn to swim faster and more efficiently with the following 5 drills:
A common trait of really fast breaststrokers is that they initiate the pull prior to lifting their head. In contrast, a common trait of Masters swimmers is that they bring the head up too soon in breaststroke and leave it there too long. Learn how to keep your head down during the pull to swim a faster breaststroke.
Olympic Gold Medal winner Sheila Taormina demonstrates how to use proper technique for power stroke training in competitive swimming.
Basic Swimming Strokes For Young Children (5-7 Years). Learn a few techniques from our expert swimming teacher, to help build up your child's confidence in the water and their knowledge of some basic swimming strokes. Good for children aged between 5 - 7 years. Get young children to do basic swim strokes 5-7 years.
Aimed at older children, this video shows you many techniques and practices to help you build up your child's water confidence. With water confidence skills from our expert swimming teacher, this video will help them to eventually be more confident in the water. Build up water confidence in young children 5-7 years.
This video tutorial is on swimming tips and techniques for advanced backstroke. Learn how to do backstroke in three easy steps; legs, arms, and breathing. Become a back stroke swimming champion by following this professional advice. Do the advanced backstroke.
Learn a few techniques from our expert swimming teacher, to help build up your child's confidence in the water and their knowledge of some basic strokes. Good for children aged between 7 - 10 years. Do basic front crawl strokes for 7-10 year olds.
This video shows you how to properly do the front crawl when swimming. It's a great video for beginners and just getting the strokes down correctly. Swim the front crawl.
Learn a few techniques from our expert swimming teacher, to build up your confidence in the water and your knowledge of doing the advanced front crawl properly. Swim the advanced front crawl.
The backstroke is like the front crawl, but on the back. Some beginners prefer it because the face stays out of the water. This video shows how to do the backstroke. Swim the backstroke for beginners.
In this video series, watch as competitive swimmer Phillip Toriello teaches how to swim the freestyle stroke. Learn how to use your arms and legs, how to breath, and how to start and finish a race. Get breathing and swimming drills to help improve your swimming technique and ability.
In this video series, watch as competitive swimmer Phillip Toriello teaches how to swim the breaststroke. Learn how to use your arms and legs, how to breath, and how to start and finish a race. Get breathing and swimming drills to help improve your swimming technique and ability.
In this video series, watch as competitive swimmer Phillip Toriello teaches how to swim the butterfly stroke. Learn how to use your arms and legs, how to breath, and how to start and finish a race. Get breathing and swimming drills to help improve your swimming technique and ability.
Learn the freestyle stroke in this series of swimming videos. Part 1 of 17 - How to Do the freestyle stroke.
You can learn how to do the back crawl which is one way that you can swim. You lay on your back and kick your feet while you thrust your arms behind your head to push yourself. Swim the back crawl - Part 1 of 5.
You can learn how to do the side stroke which is one way that you can swim. You have to kick with your legs to propel yourself forward and move your arms in opposite directions. Swim the side stroke - Part 1 of 4.
You can learn how to do the trudgen which is one way that you can swim. You keep your legs locked together and push forward while you thrust your arms forward. Swim the trudgen - Part 1 of 3.
Samantha Raffio shows us how to teach children to swim. Part 1 of 28 - How to Teach children to swim.
In these swim lessons on video, learn some basic synchronized swimming techniques, including strokes, kicks, body jumps, sculls, figures and hybrids. Our expert Ymajahi Brooks swim instructor will walk you through all of the elements of a typical synchronized swimming routine, from the stretches and warm-ups, to tricks like an alligator scull or a split walkout.
Dr Haljand instructs on position your elbows and shoulders for the butterfly stroke. This is a dry land exercise for perfecting the entry of your hands for the butterfly in swimming. This is a very detailed breakdown of how your body is positioned in the water.
Another excellent breakdown of swimming the breast stroke. Memorize the leg and arm positions. It is important to glide and stretch to achieve ultimate streamline. Dr Rein Haljand explains each movement in detail.
Freestyle stroke is broken down into dry land exercises that encourage muscle memory of the points in a stroke where maximum strength is necessary. Dr Rein Haljand demonstrates positions to achieve streamline and balance pressure from elbow and hand.
You can learn how to do the elementary backstroke which is one way that you can swim. You lay on your back, kick with your feet, and push forward with your arms. Swim the elementary backstroke.
James Hickman, world short course champion, shows his guide to swimming the butterfly. This is a difficult stroke made much easier with proper technique. Do the butterfly.
Learn a short history on swimming and how to do the strokes. Even if you're not an avid swimmer, we recommend watching this... It was made by a fifteen year old! Strokes covered are the butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle.