5/30/2019 Sharks

Warmup

100 IM Kick

100 FLY K w/ FINS

2 x 25 Position 11

Question of the Day: What does “drill” mean in swimming? Something we do to work on a skill to get better at swimming, or a specific stroke.
Y = 50 BR arms with FR kick
N = 50 HLB w/ R on BK

4 x 25 on 1:00 FREE Drill: Fists

Split up into two groups:

Group 1:

3 x SL + 3 FR D: Fists

Do three strokes of freestyle with hands held in a fist. Focus on pushing water back and down with a high elbow underwater.

Group 2:

3 x SL + 3 FR D: Fingertip Drag

Underwater pull is same. When recovering, swing hands wide and lift elbow above water to allow just the tips of the fingers or only the nails drag along the surface of the water as you reach back to position 11.

https://youtu.be/36lp6NgDYF0

Get back together into one group

2 x {

1 x 100 FLY K with fins

4 x 25 on 1:00 FR Drill. Choices: HLBw/R on belly with side breaths. Fists. Fingertip Drag.

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True or False Game

Everyone gets out of the water. Line up with a fair amount of space between each person. Two feet’s toes on the edge.

Coach:
“If I say something true, you jump in. If I say something false, do not jump in.

If you’re wrong, you’re out. Last one in wins. If everyone is out, I win.”

1st statement is easy and always true.
“This is a swimming pool.” or something similar.

Then ask swimming questions getting ever more specific.
“you must touch the wall with 2 hands on freestyle” – False. You don’t HAVE to.

Make statements about the coach that the swimmers would know.
“My name is…”
“I went to high school at…”
innocuous innocent facts that are appropriate for a child setting.

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