Reply To: Teaching Technique
I totally agree! Drills are a complete waste of time. I’ve seen my fellow coaches spend all their time nagging on smimmers on how to perform the drill instead of focusing on the objective of the drill.
And what is good technique anyways? Good technique changes with who holds the current world record.
Three key features define successfull swimming; strength, ability to grab the water, and reduce water resistance = DPS and frequency = speed.