Straight-Arm Swimming DVD Guide By Scott Tucker Makes a Splash

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Just in time for the London 2012 Olympics former gold medalist Scott Tucker's 'Go Swim Straight-Arm Freestyle' instructional DVD is helping aspiring young swimmers learn all about Tucker's signature straight-arm freestyle stroke. Tucker's straight-arm recovery stroke is gaining popularity amongst aspiring young swimmers according to the health and fitness blog,

With the 2012 London Summer Olympics fast approaching former gold medal winning swimmer Scott Tucker appears to be making a splash with new aspiring young swimmers according to American swimmer Tucker won gold at Atlanta in 1996 and silver in Sydney four years later and helped pioneer the straight-arm recovery freestyle stroke.

The fitness blog site is reporting that his instructional DVD 'Go Swim Straight-Arm Freestyle With Scott Tucker' is helping a whole new generation of swimmers learn about the increasingly popular freestyle technique. Despite the fact that the DVD has been available for quite some time it seems that young swimmers all over the country have been embracing Tucker's straight-arm freestyle recovery technique.

The key to the success of Tucker's instructional DVD seems to be its adaptability. It features six focus points which can be utilized by any level of swimmer, from novices right through to competitive swimmers who are looking for that extra edge. The instructional DVD combines footage of Tucker in action and has some great drills that are easy to follow with step-by-step guides.

During his competitive career Tucker was also well known for his kicking and breathing technique and those elements are also featured in the DVD. It's more than likely that with the 2012 Summer Olympics just around the corner many more young swimmers will be inspired to take to the pool when they catch a glimpse of the Olympics on TV this year, that's if they haven't already seen Tucker's DVD.

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