Butterfly Stroke Drill

How To : Swim the butterfly stroke with good technique

The butterfly stroke may look tough, but the trick is in good form and technique. This how to video demonstrates some drills for improving, as well as demonstrating correct alignment and positioning. Check out this video swimming lesson and learn how to swim butterfly with pro ...more

How To : Swim the competitive butterfly stroke

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 a ...more

How To : Improve your butterfly stroke with Steve Parry

Steve Parry, Olympic bronze medallist in the 200m, demonstrates tips to improve your butterfly. Everything is broken down to improving the fundamentals. Work on just the kick, just the stroke with one arm, then the stroke with the other arm, etc. Follow along with this swimmin ...more

How To : Swim using the butterfly stroke

Butterfly needs both stamina and technique, but the body movements are not difficult because you will have done many of them before in other strokes. When racing butterfly, your arms must come out of the water on every stroke. They must not drag through the water when they mov ...more

How To : Do a single arm drill when swimming

The single arm drill can improve the backstroke and butterfly stroke. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Focus on backstroke & butterfly. Breathe every other stroke. Helps strengthen 1 arm. Phillip Toriello has 16 years of competitive s ...more

How To : Do swim kick drills when swimming

Kick drills are important in swimming because they improve technique and build strength. There are unique kick drills for each of the swimming strokes. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Focus on kick. Kick board drill. Side kick freesty ...more

How To : Improve butterfly and breaststroke while swimming

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Do dumbbell butterfly swim strokes

Learn how to do dumbbell butterfly swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The butterfly swimming stroke, as any swimmer knows, works your shoulders through a full circular motion. Here you replace the resistance of the water with dumbbells. M ...more

How To : Practice kinesthetic memory positions for butterfly

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.

How To : Exercise with the V-sit and leg extension

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit and leg extension on the bosu. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors, quads Base Movement: leg extension Equipment: bosu flat down Training Type: balance and stability, weight train ...more

How To : Exercise with the cable step up on box

Learn how to exercise by doing the cable step up on box. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: calves, hamstrings, quads Base Movement: step up Equipment: box, cable Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 S ...more

How To : Exercise with the kettlebell swing

Learn how to exercise by doing the kettlebell swing. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, calves, hamstrings, levator scapulae, quads, shoulders, traps - upper Base Movement: swing Equipment: kettlebell Training Type: plyometrics and p ...more

How To : Exercise with the isometric V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the isometric V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, isometric Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field ...more

How To : Exercise with the V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field hock ...more

How To : Get comfortable swimming

Check out this instructional swimming video that demonstrates how to get comfortable swimming using these 3 drills to develop a feel of putting your head underwater and exhaling. These are 3 great drills for the very beginner swimmer. These drills will particularly give you th ...more

How To : Do the butterfly

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. Click through to watch this video on co.uk

How To : Practice the single arm drill for swimming

Check out this instructional swimming video that demonstrates the proper techniques to practiceing the single arm drill. The single arm drill ensures that you are getting the rotation you need throughout your stroke. Push off the wall with both arms extended in front of you wi ...more

How To : Practice breaststroke and butterfly turns

This how-to animations shows you the basic turns for breast and butterfly strokes in swimming. Watch and see how easy it is to improve your swimming techniques with these steps. The same type of turn is used for both butterfly and breaststroke. The laws say that you must touch ...more

How To : Do the butteryfly stroke when swimming

The butterfly is the most difficult strokes in swimming. However, the butterfly stroke is also one of the most beautiful. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: One of the most beautiful & technical strokes. Begin with dolphin kick. Arms rea ...more

How To : The Absolute Fastest Way to Peel an Apple

Peeling apples is pure grunt work, especially if you have a recipe that calls for a lot of 'em, like apple pie. You can make this task go by much more quickly if you use something from your tool box—your literal tool box, that is. All you need is a power drill and a regular v ...more

How To : Improve your golf stroke with putting drills

PGA Professional Rick Sessinghaus discusses three different tips that can help all golfers, from the amateur level to the tour professionals, can do to help improve their putting. The first tip focuses on improving hand and eye coordination by simply looking at the whole the p ...more

How To : Swim efficiently with Natalie Coughlin

Natalie Coughlin's strength and motivating voice guide you through 60 minutes of lap madness. iSWIM is broken into 3 20-minute sections: Warm up and drilling, an aerobic set, and sprints and cool down. Each workout includes freestyle, backstroke and kicking drills. Natalie's c ...more

How To : Practice the top three swim drills

Check out this instructional swimming video that demonstrates how to improve your swimming abilities by practicing the top three swim drills. Learn how to use "slow arm recovery," "quick catch" and "high swingers" to improve your swim stroke. Swim coaches use a wide variety of ...more

How To : Swin freestyle faster by decreasing drag

Friction from the water plays a major role in slowing you down when you are swimming. Without proper form and technique, your body will drag in the water. Decreasing drag can greatly improve your speed in the water. This entertaining freestyle swimming technique video shows y ...more

How To : Paint roses and a butterfly in Chinese painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a roses and butterflies with watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these grac ...more

How To : Warm up for boxing with drills

We've teamed up with England qualified boxing coach, Michael Gregory to show you how to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. In this film Michael shows you how to warm up. Warm up for boxing with drills. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Swim

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.

How To : Do moving support perception drills in swimming

If you think you have a good swimming technique and you're not sure how you can gain more speed in the water, moving support perception drills can help you improve your skills. The specialized drills focus on the motions you do while swimming to give you more speed and consist ...more

News : Freestyle Swimming

Swimming is traditionally the most difficult of the three triathlon disciplines to master. Most people opt to swim with the freestyle stroke (or overhand crawl) for this part of the event. However, proper performance of the freestyle stroke is very contingent on correct form a ...more

How To : Get ankle flexibility to improve swimming

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Use isometric exercises to change swimming stroke

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Develop muscles for swimming through exercise

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Use equipment to improve arm strokes in swimming

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Use techpaddles while coaching swim teams

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Swim fast using techpaddles

This swim technique video series from a professional swimming coach hones in on the fine details for developing perfect alignment and stroke to help make you a better, more competitive athlete. The coach demonstrates the proper way to use swimming equipment and how to position ...more

How To : Swim like a water polo player

If you want to learn how to do the Water Polo Position Drills this is for you. The water polo swimming position is important because it allows you to quickly and easily change your support in the water with little head movement. When you are swimming make sure that you are hig ...more

How To : Play beginner tennis

Are you wanting to learn the basics of the game of tennis? Are you looking to improve your understanding of ground strokes, volleys and serves? In this free sports video series our tennis expert, Hill Marks, will give you some tips and drills so that you can become the tennis ...more

How To : Improve your golf swing with the gate drill

You don’t have to wait to get to the golf course to practice your strokes. You’re swing path and swing plane will improve by doing these exercise and ultimately leave you with a straighter hit. This drill can even be done inside. Practicing the gate drill could really help im ...more

How To : Streamline kick when swimming

The streamline kick can reduce drag while swimming. The streamline kick is a good drill for style swimming. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Drill for freestyle. Hands above head. Head down. Hips on top. Push off wall. Flutter kick. St ...more

How To : Swim competitive freestyle

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 a ...more

How To : Throw a Knife Without Spin

Okay, I am sure you have seen a lot of knife-throwing articles on this website (and others like it), but let me assure you that this one will be different. The fact is, anyone can throw a knife, but most people have terrible technique and thus get very inconsistent results. I ...more

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