Swimming

Fitter And Faster Swim Drill Of The Week L Drill

Fitter And Faster Swim Drill Of The Week L Drill

 

Welcome to the “Swim Drill of the Week” sponsored by The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by Swimoutlet.com. Swimming World will be bringing you a drill, concept, or tip that you can implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters), Drill Of The Week excerpts are meant to be flexible for your needs and inclusive for all levels of swimming.

This week’s drill is L drill. L drill is a great backstroke drill that works on balance, tempo, and a setting up a strong catch in your pull. Pushing off the wall, have your swimmers begin a normal backstroke cycle. With each stroke, they will pause and make an “L” shape with their arms. Their lead arm will be extended parallel to the water overhead, while their recovering arm will stop perpendicular to their torso in the water. Pausing for a 3 count in this position, the challenge of the drill will be to maintain 1) a strong kick, 2) a tall, high body position in the water, and 3) proper coordination of their arms.

It is common in this drill to see swimmers try and pause with their recovering arm while beginning their next pull with their lead arm. That shows that your swimmers are rushing through their arm strokes. Having them pause with their recovering arm overhead forces them to check in with the timing of their stroke and shows them how difficult it is to balance without that lead arm in front. Although the timing is obviously sped up during full stroke backstroke, a slightly off timing can have a detrimental effect on the stroke’s efficiency.

View full post on swimmingworldmagazine

Contact Swim.ae for swimming lessons in Dubai.

______________________________________________________________

Whatsapp number: +971 56 583 0067 (when sending whatsapp message pls mention code Swim8605)

Contact us : Fill in the form and we will get back to you asap.

Contact Trainer

Your Name (Required)

Your Email (Required)

Your Phone No.

Your Question

[recaptcha recaptcha-721]

______________________________________________________________

Swim.ae does all the relevant checks for you. All swimming instructors from swim.ae have the right visa and are fully qualified to train you.

Get in touch with us today, Private Swimming lessons are available in all parts of UAE.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Powered by: Wordpress