with David Marsh,
8 X NCAA Coach of the Year,
12 X NCAA Championships at Auburn;
2 X Olympic Coach,
Head Coach, Mecklenburg Aquatic Club of North Carolina
Fast freestyle has truly been the cornerstone of the emergence and continued dominance of Auburn Swimming. In this 4-part video, Marsh shares the drills, skills, and techniques that have guided his Auburn swimmers to unparalleled success!
- Part 1: Begins with a narrative review of the full stroke technique of former Auburn All-American Rada Owen followed by an on deck demonstration/discussion of the components of the freestyle.
- Part 2: 12-drill progression to build the ideal freestyle beginning with establishing core body position and rotation. Marsh adds the arm movement through single arm drills with rotation. Marsh includes a segment of drills using a front snorkel to allow swimmers to focus on arm movement and rotation without having to add the skill of breathing. Part 2 also includes unique drills that help teach a catch-up" stroke designed to achieve the goal of achieving a high catch position.
- Part 3: Marsh uses a telestrator to give a detailed breakdown of both an elite swimmer and a mid-level swimmer's freestyle stroke cycle.
- Part 4: Recap section. The components necessary for swimming faster freestyle are reviewed. Incredible underwater and slow motion footage enhance this exceptional video!
38 minutes. 2004. DVD.
This DVD is part of the set:
Swimming Faster with David Marsh
Swimming Faster with David Marsh: The Stroke Series
Swimming Faster with David Marsh: The Strokes, Starts/Turns Series
Auburn Sprint Free 2-Pack
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