Part I: Freestyle Flipturn–A Focused Approach makes for a Fast Flipturn

Welcome back to our NEW series on Freestyle Flipturns! In our new 3-part series, we will be breaking down the Freestyle Flipturn into 3 main segments: the approach, the flip, and the push-off. Each post will build on top of the last to help your swimmer’s improve their Freestyle Flipturns! Let’s get started… If you think about […]

28 Degrees and We’re Swimming!

Last week, Stroke Technique Coach, Abbie Fish traveled out to Coos Bay Oregon to work with Head Coach, Sandra Bullock and the Southwestern Oregon’s Swim Team. This was Abbie’s first on-site clinic with the SWOCC swim team, where she ran through 4 x 2-hour stroke technique sessions. Hitting every single stroke, starts, and turns—Abbie brought another set of […]

Freestyle Analysis: Olympic Hopeful–Logan Storie

Ever wondered what kind of advice Coach Abbie would have for an Ex-Division I Swimmer (University of Florida Graduate), Olympic Trials Qualifier, and current WR Holder? Check out Abbie’s [Freestyle Analysis] of Olympic Hopeful, Logan Storie’s Freestyle below–for FREE! In this stroke analysis, Coach Abbie breaks down National Team Pentathlete, Logan Storie’s Freestyle. Within this video, Abbie dissects 2 technical aspects of Logan’s […]

Part II: Freestyle Recovery–4 Touch Drill

Welcome back to the second part of our series on the High Elbow Recovery! This week, we will be discussing a drill that helps you achieve a “High Elbow Recovery”, along with improving the 3 technical aspects needed for a “High Elbow Recovery”. Not sure what those technical aspects are, check out last week’s post HERE! Let’s get […]

Part I: High Elbow Freestyle Recovery…Why?

In the stroke technique world, there is a lot of emphasis on a high elbow pull—but not necessarily, a high elbow recovery. Every fan, swimmer, swammer, or coach has taken a moment to be in awe of the effortlessness of Michael Phelps Freestyle–it’s so graceful. What most people don’t understand is how Michael swims Freestyle […]