Education Corner

We will be supplying weekly Swimming Educational Materials to ensure your athlete can expand their "Swimming IQ" though they may not be in the pool. Please feel free to take notes (it might help the info sink in) so you're ready to start working on these things when we get back to practice!

 

Lesson 1: Underwater Kicking


Here are the links to additional videos I mention in this lesson:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l49_AeVYq9I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxrYJf48s-4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE5vRwKVOMg

Lesson 2: Breathing Around Walls


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1Kcu0SPZDA

Lesson 3: 5th Stroke-Streamlines

Breaststroke Pullout: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L3MjJ2IE30

How to improve dolphin kicks:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu1SVg2zW_k&list=PLphVOYEbf4zTQ5KNHbvJZhQMCE3jIboFR&index=4

Lesson 4: Butterfly

Lesson 5: Backstroke

Lesson 6: Breaststroke

Lesson 7: Freestyle

Lesson 8: Open Turns

Call your Mother: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOuJ8xq7i7U

Lesson 9: Closed Turns

Fast Flips and where to look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eg_PX0TVQE&list=PLphVOYEbf4zTQ5KNHbvJZhQMCE3jIboFR

Cross Over Turns (only Sr. Prep and Senior Groups): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko5-T5eqwYk&list=PLphVOYEbf4zTQ5KNHbvJZhQMCE3jIboFR&index=3

Lesson 10: Backstroke Start

Ready Position: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZdZhSq26So

Piece by Piece: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpDk9lD6tvE

Lesson 11: Block Start

3 Step Dive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z65Tr-nWoEs

Ready Position: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe6_cHLTh1I&feature=emb_rel_end

Finding the Correct Position: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywgLoeSGu5Y

Dino Dives: https://www.google.com/search?q=youtube+block+start+swimming&rlz=1C1GCEA_enUS892US892&oq=youtube+block+start+swimming&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64.10599j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#kpvalbx=_nVYsYNbaGdi7tQb4o5TIDw33

Lesson 12: Diving Sequence

https://www.usaswimming.org/docs/default-source/coaching-resourcesdocuments/ongoing-compliance/racing-start-certification/teaching-racing-starts-safety-and-backstroke-and-forward-start-protocols.pdf?sfvrsn=8

Lesson 13: Whistle Starts for Meets

https://raleighracers.org/whistle-starts/ 

Lesson 14: Guided Meditation

Guided Meditation for 5 Minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmFUDkj1Aq0

Lesson 15: Visualization Exercises for Swimmers

Visualize: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu1SVg2zW_k&list=PLphVOYEbf4zTQ5KNHbvJZhQMCE3jIboFR&index=4

Lesson 16: Health- Balancing Sleep, Eat, Homework, Swimming

https://www.usaswimming.org/parents/popular-resources/nutrition-and-recovery

Lesson 17: Safe Sport

Athlete Training: https://athletesafety.org/training/index

Parent Training: https://athletesafety.org/training/index

Lesson 18: Anti-Doping & Drug Tests

Anti Doping Homepage: https://www.usaswimming.org/parents/popular-resources/anti-doping#clean-sport-101

Drug Tests: https://www.ncaa.org/sport-science-institute/ncaa-drug-testing-program

Lesson 19: Swimming Stages of Competitive Swimming

 

Lesson 20: Sharing a Lane 

https://www.yourswimlog.com/lap-swim-etiquette/

 

Lesson 21: Foam Rolling

 

Lesson 22: Stretches for Shoulders

Lesson23: Stretches for Legs

Lesson 24: Full Body Stretch Circuit

Lesson 25: Running Tips

Lesson 26: Lifting Tips

Lesson 27: Recovery Tips

Lesson 28: Sleep Tips

Lesson 29 Nutrition Tips for Meet

Lesson 30: Nutrition Tips for Training 

Lesson 31: How to be the Best Parent I can be to my athlete 

https://www.growingchampionsforlife.com/sports-parents/

Lesson 32: How to be the Best Coach for my team

https://www.growingchampionsforlife.com/coaches/

 

Books and Readings