Swimming Faster Faster: Tip 2
Learn how to dolphin kick in streamline position.
Become great at it.
Learn how to kick fast when you're fatigued.
It's critical for fly and back.
Many freestyle sprinters are dolphin kicking off their starts and walls too.
Practice dolphin kicking on your
Get timed for 10 yards, 15 yards, 25 yards and 50 yards.
Work to improve those times over the season.
Train to the point where you know
how many kicks you're going to take off each wall in each race.
NATALIE COUGHLIN is an awesome dolphin kicker and she currently holds the AMERICAN short course yards records in the WOMEN's
100 Yard BUTTERFLY :50.01
200 Yard BUTTERFLY 1:51.91
100 Yard BACKSTROKE :49.97
200 Yard BACKSTROKE 1:49.52
100 Yard FREESTYLE :47.00
200 Yard FREESTYLE 1:42.65
But don't dolphin kick in breastroke
You might get DQed.