A.S.A. DIVING LOOP

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Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Instructional
  • Sports

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: A.S.A. DIVING LOOP

Reference number: 5614

Date: 1965c

Sponsor: [ Amateur Swimming Association]

Production company: [ Scottish Instructional Films]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.26 mins

Description: Training film featuring champion divers of the time, demonstrating diving technique at facilities in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Divers probably include Bruce Harlan, David Browning, S. Earl Clark, Joaquin Capilla, Miller Anderson, Don Harper, Hobie Billingsley and Al Patnik. Includes shots in slow motion.

Biographical information available online: International Swimming Hall of Fame: http://www.ishof.org/ [Last accessed: 3/4/2008].

Shotlist: 1 Harlan - Coffee front dive layout and pike "Champions On Film" Ann Arbor, Michigan ints. man performing same [slow motion] (0.16) 2 Harlan back dive layout back dive pike ints. back dive layout; exts. back dive pike (0.33) 3 Patnik - Harlan 1/2 reverse dive layout pike exts. and ints same [Palm tree visible in background of outdoor pool] (0.52) 4 Coffee inward dive pike Patnik inward layout dive
exts. same (1.09) 5 Calhoun 1/2 twist front dive layout Harlan full twist front dive layout exts. and ints same (1.24) 6 Harlan forward 2 1/2 somersault tuck & pike ints. same, brief shot showing recovery underwater (1.39) 7 Patnik back somersault layout Harlan back 1 1/2 somersault pike ints. and exts.(1.59) 8 Patnik Harlan 1 1/2 reverse somersault tuck ints. same, including brief underwater shot (2.18) 9 Harlan Browning inward 1 1/2 pike Browning inward 2 1/2 tuck (2.36) 10 Harlan full twisting 1 1/2 double twisting 1 1/2 (2.53) 11 Coffee 1/2 twisting back dive forward 1 1/2 somersault tuck & pike exts. same (3.08) 12 Harlan 1 1/2 reverse somersault tuck & pike Flying 1 1/2 reverse somersault ints. same (3.27) 13 Coffee 1/2 gainer 1/2 twist forward 1 1/2 pike Harlan 1 1/2 twisting 1 1/2 reverse exts. Coffee performs dive in front of small crowd on bleachers; ints. Harlan performs dive, scoreboard and clock visible in b/ground; shot taken directly above diver (3.46) 14 Clark full twisting somersault Capilla double twisting 1 1/2 Somersault exts. same (4.05) 15 Anderson 1 1/2 twisting 1 1/2 back somersault Harlan 1 1/2 twisting back somersault (4.20) 16 Harlan Harper 2 1/2 twist back 1 1/2 (4.36) 17 Harlan inward 1/2 twist pike back 1 1/2 somersault layout (4.51) 18 Patnik Gardner back dive 1/2 twist layout (5.07) 19 Patnik Harlan flying somersault tuck forward 1 1/2 somersault tuck exts. and ints. (5.26) 20 Harlan forward double somersault tuck & pike (5.41) 21 Harlan forward somersault tuke & pike forward 1 1/2 somersault pike (5.59) 22 Harlan back somersault tuck & pike back 1 1/2 somersault tuck (6.18) 23 Harlan series of reverse dives (6.34) 24 Harlan "inward" dives (6.54) 25 Billingsley series of three somersault dives (7.07) 26 Harlan 1/2 twist pike & layout full twisting forward somersault (7.27) 27 Harlan forward 1 1/2 open pike flying 1 1/2 pike & tuck (7.45)