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Stroke Model Videos

As a coach or swimmer, it is important to know what good stroke technique looks like.

Being able to model perfect technique is an important aspect coaching and swimming and can assist with stroke development and correction.

You can now gain access to world-class stroke models for each of the four competitive strokes.

Preview Freestyle Stroke Model

All Four Stroke Models Video Download

Purchase all four stroke models at a discounted price! Includes Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly stroke model videos.


Freestyle Stroke Model Video Download

In this video we take a look at the freestyle stroke model including:

• The required body position for freestyle
• The importance of good rotation
• How to kick correctly for both propulsion and for anchoring of the body
• The arm pull pattern and importance of the catch
• The recovery of the arms in freestyle
• The correct position of the hand on entry for each stroke
• The correct timing of the arms in relation to each other, and
• When and how to breathe correctly


Backstroke Stroke Model Video Download

In this video we take a look at the backstroke stroke model including:

• The correct head position for backstroke swimmers
• The backstroke kick and number of kick’s recommended per arm cycle
• How to get effective propulsion from the kick
• How the body rotates around the long axis or spine
• The correct arm pattern for backstroke above and below the water
• Why rotation before elevation is important at start of each arm recovery
• Where to enter the hand in the water, and
• Why opposite timing of the arms is important


Breaststroke Stroke Model Video Download

In this video we take a look at the breaststroke stroke model including:

• Why breaststroke is the slowest competitive stroke
• The three key components of the stroke that help us move forward
• The base position with total body alignment
• How to do the initial outward scull of the hands correctly
• How to effect forward momentum from the inward scull
• The timing of the breathe in relation to the arms
• How to kick correctly to ensure maximum propulsion, and
• The importance of the glide phase and how it changes for different races


Butterfly Stroke Model Video Download

In this video we take a look at the butterfly stroke model including:

• How swimming butterfly can become relatively easy by implementing this model
• Where the face looks when not breathing
• Where the face looks when breathing
• The correct position for the hands to enter the water
• How to effect a strong catch on the water after entry
• The critical key to a correct arm recovery
• How to kick correctly, and
• The timing of the arms, legs and breathing


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