Minnows 1/28/2020

Dryland Activities:

Question of the Day: Will you get disqualified at a meet if you “jump” in the water off the blocks?
Correct = Do 3 jumps with both feet.
Wrong = Do 5 two feet jumps and 5 sit and stands (squats).

Warmup in water:

100 IM Kick
2 x 25 position 11.

Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.
1) Lock your thumb.
2) Squeeze your ears (back of head).
3) Look down (with your whole face).
Review 3 things for Position 11 before second 25:
1) Keep your arms straight.
2) Stay at the surface (even when you breathe).
3) Look down (with your whole face).

8 x 25 FREE K w/ FINS and board

Split Up into 2 Groups

Group 1

3 x SL + 5 kicks in position 11 + 1 breath to side in position 1, then 5 kicks in position 1 with face down.

Do a streamline with all three things. At surface kick in position 11. Put one arm at hips, keeping the other arm extended forward above the shoulder on the surface.

Take one breath to side, continuing to kick.

Look down again, and kick in position 1 for 5 more kicks. The goal is side breaths.

Group 2

3 x SL + 3 FREE + Flip

Strong freestyle kick throughout.
Focus on arms reaching to 11, head aiming straight down, and power with each stroke.

If possible NO breath.

Get back together in one group

Flick a frog game

2 attempts.
Both Miss? 25 FREE

In Hula Hoop? Challenge!

In Ring? Reward!

Q of the Day Answer: No. Jumping in doesn’t disqualify you, but the way you swim to the surface might.

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