Kicks in Swimming

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Side Kick Swimming

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...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 : 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 : Do a dolphin kick when swimming

Dolphins are some of the best, most graceful swimmers in the sea. Majestic and beautiful, they achieve both speed and form while looping from wave to wave. Copy their way of swimming and you'll gain similar strength and speed as well. Check out this video to learn how to do t ...more

How To : Do flat bench freestyle kicks

Learn how to do flat bench freestyle kicks and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Freestyle swimmers who need more kick out of their caboose will appreciate this exercise. The flat bench freestyle kick mimics the freest ...more

How To : Do a pool workout with SELF Magazine

Get bikini ready with a few tips from the experts. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine gives you a full-body workout centered around swimming exercises. Watch to learn how to dive into the pool to do the following exercise: egg beaters, stair star, water taxi, toe touch ...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 : Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more

How To : Rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing

So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing. Catching bait mig ...more

How To : Rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait

So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait. Catching bait might jus ...more

How To : Body surf

Jump into the action this summer by learning how to body surf. WARNING: Never swim alone in the ocean. Beware of coral, jellyfish, and unexpected sandbars. Step 1: Find the right beach Look for a beach with a gentle slope, which will allow you to wade out into the water for ...more

How To : Practice the basics of front crawling in swimming

Front crawl is the fastest stroke and gives you the feeling of being powerful in the water. It is often hard to get the hang of at first because fitting in the breathing can be difficult. Follow along in this swimming how-to video to learn the basics of the front crawl. Step ...more

How To : Swim the backstroke for beginners

The back crawl is different to most strokes because you cannot see where you are going. It is a good idea to count how many strokes it takes you to swim a length so you will know when you are getting close to the end of the pool. Try and swim with all of your body close to the ...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 : Swim with the ball in water polo

This swimming with the ball tutorial is a great lesson in moving with the ball in water polo. The idea is to keep it in front of you as you swim with your head up. Note the high leg kick to keep the drag low and create lots of white water to blind pursuing defenders.

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 : Do an advanced breaststroke in swimming

James Gibson, the former 50m world champion demonstrates a competitive level breaststroke. The breaststroke is a mixture of fast leg kicks and smooth arm and hand movements. It's key to have proper technique in the up and down movement as well as moving forward. Follow along w ...more

How To : Aqua jog for low impact cardio exercise

Getting regular cardiovascular exercise is extremely important to maintain good health but it can be difficult to find an exercise that isn't strenuous on the joints. Luckily aqua jogging is a great workout for any age. Aqua jogging is great for your cardiovascular system, an ...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 : 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 : Do synchronized swimming

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, ...more

How To : Do a flutter kick ab exercise

Flutter kicks are often used to work the lower abs. Generally, flutter kicks are performed at the end of an abdominal workout when the abs are fatigued. In reality, this exercise does very little for abdominal development. The main muscles worked are the hip flexors. So if you ...more

How To : Survive a shark attack

Sharks. The first thing that comes to mind is "Jaws", Steven Spielberg's horrifying shark film that scared generations of young adults from entering the ocean waters. But not all sharks are as violent (and hungry) as "Jaws", so jump in the water and know a few guidelines to st ...more

How To : Do the tumble turn in swimming

This quick how-to animation demonstrates how to do a tumble turn in swimming. Follow along and see how easy it is to do tumble turns. The main purpose of the tumble turn is to finish one length and begin the next as fast as possible. In freestyle races, you do not have to touc ...more

How To : Improve the back crawl turn in swimming

This quick how-to animation demonstrates who to do a back crawl turn in swimming. The hardest thing to do in the back crawl turn is to find the wall. There are a couple of ways to do this. The first is to look for the flags across the pool and count your strokes from the flags ...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 : Snorkel

If you love the ocean and love swimming, it's time you step up to the next level… snorkeling. Snorkeling is one of the best ways to explore the underwater life, without fancy equipment or expensive training. And all you need is a snorkel. If you want a better look at what’s un ...more

How To : Swim the basic breaststroke

Breaststroke is a traditional stroke popular with people who like to swim for fitness. It is the slowest stroke, but that does not mean it cannot be swum powerfully and at speed. Follow along in this how-to animation to learn the basics of doing the breaststroke. Step 1: The ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

Altered Zones Label Profile : Night People

Label Profile: Night-People [Night-People founder Shawn Reed, playing live in Montreal as Wet Hair] By Jenn Pelly MP3: Ela Orleans: "I Know" MP3: Cellophane Spill: "Zaj Mak Ta" If you really want to get inside the mind of Night-People founder Shawn Reed, start with his we ...more

How To : Swim the elementary backstroke

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. Click through to watch this video on ca.us

How To : Do the sidestroke when swimming

The sidestroke may be used recreationally and in rescue situations. Therefore, proper sidestroke form is especially important. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Often used in rescue. Use scissor kick to propel. Top hand pulls down as ba ...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 : Swim the back crawl

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. Click through to watch this video on lattc.edu Swim the back craw ...more

How To : Swim the side stroke

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. Click through to watch this video on lattc.edu Swim the side st ...more

How To : Do advanced Pilates exercises

In this online video series learn Pilates exercises from Ricketta Butler. She teaches and demonstrates exercises such advanced Pilates exercises such as the bicycle, double straight leg, hip cirlces, the hundred, kneeling side kick, leg pull down, leg pull up, open leg rocker, ...more

How To : Catch fish using a football-shaped jig

Large, sweaty men are usually the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word football, but for this video, we're not talking about the guys on the playing field, we're talking about the guys in the fishing boat, the kind of guys who like to use a "football jig". Wa ...more

How To : The Scientific Methods for Boosting Your Willpower

Willpower is a pretty significant word. It's the difference between sticking with a clean eating diet and diving face-first into a plate of brownies. It's what drags you out of bed on Monday mornings and into work rather than letting you stay snuggled under the covers asleep. ...more

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