One Arm Drills 
One Arm Drills
by eHow / Phillip Toriello
Video Lecture 11 of 15
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Date Added: July 1, 2009

Lecture Description

In this video lesson, Swimming Instructor, Phillip Toriello, teaches the one arm swimming drills for the butterfly stroke, which can help you improve your body positioning and balance.

Video Transcript: "PHILLIP TORIELLO: Hello and welcome to Expert Village. I'm Phillip Toriello from the Avila Bay Athletic Club. One-arm drills: A butterfly one-arm drill that I really like doing, and it also helps out as far as your body positioning and balance is concerned, is the drill in which you use right arm, the left arm, both arms. And what I like doing is applying that drill to a 75-yard or even 150-yard distances just to really maximize it. So, I'm going right arm, 25, left arm, 25, both arms, 25, right arm, 25, left arm, 25, both arms, 25. What this does is it helps focus on my upper body strength, but more importantly, really gives me an idea as to how far I'm going with each stroke per arm. So, what I might find out is I might find out that my right arm is stronger than my left. So, maybe I want to work on my left, so as a combined stroke with both arms, I'm becoming more powerful and gain more distance per stroke."

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Course Description

In this course, Swimming Instructor Phillip Toriello gives 15 easy video lessons on How to Swim Competitive Butterfly Stroke. The butterfly stroke is an impressive swimming stroke that requires both endurance and strength. From the dolphin kick to the arm motion, learn how to swim the butterfly stroke, plus get tips on practice drills and racing, in this free swimming video lesson. Some of the topics covered in this course are: Motion of Arms and Legs, Kick Drills, Pull Drills, Breathing Drills, One Arm Drills, Underwater Drills, Body Position, Breathing Techniques, Sprinting and Racing Tips and many more.

 

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