michael phelps underwater dolphin kick

Michael Phelps Underwater Dolphin Kick Training (Video)

It’s no secret that Michael Phelps has a ridiculous underwater dolphin kick. He used it with great effectiveness in not only butterfly events, but also in the freestyle and medley events to dominate the world swimming scene for the better part of a decade. The 200 meter freestyle, in particular, provides a startling example of
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How to Develop an Awesome Underwater Dolphin Kick

How to Develop an Awesome Underwater Dolphin Kick

The fifth stroke. Phelps’ secret weapon. The equalizer. These are just some of the things the underwater dolphin kick has been known as over the years. Here is here your guide to developing a powerhouse underwater fly kick. It’s hard to forget the first time you see a really powerful underwater dolphin kick. When done
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10 tools to manage self doubt for swimmers

10 Tools for Swimmers to Manage Self-Doubt

When we look at our idols standing on the blocks they loom larger than life. Both in stature, but also in terms of mental fortitude. We imagine they possess unimaginable levels of self-belief, never prone to the bouts of self-doubt that are all too common in our own lives. In reality this is not the
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Natalie Coughlin video

Catching Up with Natalie Coughlin (Video)

In this video, produced by Outside Magazine, we get a glimpse into the motivation and day-to-day life behind one of the most decorated swimmers in Olympic history. Natalie Coughlin, who is now tied with Jenny Thompson and Dara Torres as the most decorated woman Olympian of all time, has won 12 Olympic medals but isn’t
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Ryan Cochrane behind the scenes video

Behind the Scenes with Ryan Cochrane (Video)

Hang out with Ryan Cochrane for a day as he prepared for the 2012 London Games. Born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Cochrane trains with coach Randy Bennett at the Victoria Academy of Swimming/Island Swimming. The VAS is one of the national training centres in Canada and is based out of Saanich Commonwealth Games
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