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Do you use drills in your level one and two swim lessons? If so how do you do it?
We look at the key body posture drills and skills for teaching young participants how to start swimming.
Side glide? Has a place when done well: need to have core strength to keep body straight without lifting the head to breathe
Kickboard in position 11
Roll over from front to back: move on belly, roll over, take a breath, roll over again, continue.
1 arm kickboard on side
Catchup drill with kickboard
Catchup drill in position 11
Almost position 11 (reduced time in position 11)
3 strokes 18 kicks on side.
Strong emphasis on kicking and using it to create propulsion.