Swimming Drill Demonstration


Hold wall with one hand, float in other hand. Push off with feet and bring wall hand to join other hand on the float.

Coaching points

  • Legs to be kept straight
  • Floppy ankles
  • Kick from the hip
  • Little splashes, feet just below surface of water
  • Head all the way back, eyes looking to the ceiling and ears in the water
  • Tummy should be pushed up so that it is just under the surface of the water If the head is lifted up, the feet will sink and the pupil will be in a bent position. Keeping the head back will bring the feet up.

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