It'd be a dream come true for any aspiring swimmer: a day at the pool with 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte, learning the fundamentals of the freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke, and backstroke.
In this video, USA Today Sports reporter Nicole Auerbach attempts all four swim strokes under Lochte's learned eye. The swimming lesson takes place in the Elite Endless Pool® at SwimMAC, whose Team Elite features Lochte among its prestigious lineup.
For this lesson, Lochte graciously took time off from his rigorous training schedule for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio.
So how does Auerbach's swimming technique fare? Watch for yourself here:
For more on this swimming lesson, listen to the Going for Gold podcast. In this episode, USA TODAY Sports columnist Nancy Armour talks with Auerbach for a behind-the-scenes look at her swimming lesson with Ryan Lochte.