Swimming Leg Stroke

How To : Get strong hips with single leg cable swim strokes

Learn how to single leg single cable swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You may have done swim strokes before with the cable machine, but this version asks that you do them on one leg. The added balance challenge pushes this back exercise ...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 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 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 : 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 : Do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set

Learn how to do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The dumbbell freestyle swim stroke exercise mimics freestyle swimming to strengthen the shoulders in general and the rotator cuffs in particular. Adding a dro ...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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Do the advanced backstroke

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. Click through to ...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 : Doggie Paddle when swimming

The doggie paddle is a stroke that is useful for beginners. The doggie paddle is a natural starting stroke for children. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Natural progression for children. Keep head above water. Make simple movements wi ...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 : 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 : 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 : Rescue someone in the water as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...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 : Practice the freestyle swim stroke

The freestyle, also known as the front crawl, is the fastest style in swimming today. This informative video details the proper form and technique of this very popular stroke, viewed from multiple angles above and below the water, while discussing the physical mechanics behind ...more

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 : Do the breast stroke

The breaststroke is a great swimming stroke for beginners. There are four simple moves to learn in the breaststroke. Get expert tips and advice by following along with the coaching in this swimming video.

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 : 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

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 : 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 : Correct faults when swimming

Learn how to overcome and fix four common swim faults with this lesson from six-time Ironman champion Dave Scott. Check out this swimming tutorial video that explains how to correct faults while swimming. Concentrate on your stroke mechanics in the water, and learn how to corr ...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 : 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 : Massage the quad muscles

The quads are an important muscle to stretch and care for. Those get kind of tight sometimes. And one thing you really want to do when you have somebody laying on their back is you want to put some kind of pillow or bolster under their knees. Get expert tips and advice on mass ...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 : 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 : 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 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 : 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 : 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 : Win a triathlon

British triathlete Jodie Swallow gives you her top tips for the gruelling event involving swimming, cycling and running. The key is to pace yourself on the first leg, conserving energy for the remaining two. Win a triathlon. Click through to watch this video on co.uk

How To : Improve your freestyle swimming

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.

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 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 : Transition in a triathlon

Professional Triathlon, Jessi Stensland, shows tricks to making quick and smooth triathlon transitions. She takes you through racking of your bike, bike equipment checks, gear positioning, helmet and sunglasses placement, and shoe preparations to minimize the time needed to tr ...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 : Give a simple foot massage

Make sure your hand is warmed up and you have lotion in your hands, start by stroking from the ankle toward the toes, fold the whole foot while your hand is gliding over the surfaces of the foot towards the toes. Second, encircle the ankle joint with all your fingers using fi ...more

How To : Breaststroke when swimming

The breaststroke is a great swimming stroke for beginners. Many swimmers prefer the breaststroke over other swimming strokes. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Preferred stroke of many swimmers. Head can stay out of water. Used in compe ...more

How To : Practice freestyle swimming

Swimming tips and techniques for freestyle swimmers or beginners. Learn how to swim the freestyle stroke in this free swimming video. Part 1 of 10 - How to Practice freestyle swimming. Practice freestyle swimming - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more

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