Underwater Drills 
Underwater Drills
by eHow / Phillip Toriello
Video Lecture 10 of 15
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Views: 1,927
Date Added: June 30, 2009

Lecture Description

In this video lesson, Swimming Instructor, Phillip Toriello, teaches how to do breaststroke underwater drills, such as the one pull, two kick drill, can help you to focus on your underwater glide in the breaststroke.

Video Transcript: "PHILIP TORIELLO: Hello and welcome to Expert Village. I'm Philip Toriello from the Avila Bay Athletic Club. Breast stroke underwater drills. My personal favorite would be the one pull, two kick drill. Basically, what happens is you're going to provide that one-pull breathe and then you're going to submerge yourself under the water for a two kick process. Again, that's going to be a kick, glide, kick, glide. What this is going to do is it's going to allow you to really emphasize that kick and really focus on that glide to see how far you're getting with each kick. Again, it's going to be that distance per kick. And that's really what you're looking for out of this particular drill. What this also provides is an opportunity to focus on your breathing control. Pull, breathe, submerge, kick, glide, kick, glide, pull, breathe, submerge, kick, glide, kick, glide. And again, the emphasis of this drill is to focus on the distance per kick."

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Swimming Instructor Phillip Toriello gives 15 easy video lessons on How to Swim Competitive Breaststroke. The breaststroke is a popular recreational and competitive swimming stroke. From the frog kick and arm motion to doing open turns and race starts, learn all about how to swim the breaststroke in this swimming video lesson series from a health and fitness expert. Some of the topics covered in this course are: Motion of Arms and Legs, Kick Drills, Pull Drills, Underwater Drills, Body Position, Breathing Techniques, Turns, Sprinting and Racing Tips and many more.

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