Minnows 1/27/2020

Dryland Activities:

Question of the Day: Should you start swimming after your streamline on the surface or underwater?
Correct = Roll on the floor 3 times and do 2 pushups.
Wrong = Do 5 situps and do 2 pushups

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).

Split Up into 2 Groups

Group 1

3 x SL through Hula Hoops

Hold the hula hoop with the base touching the bottom at the T mark.

More advanced, move the hula hoop to the bottom at the flags.

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Group 2

3 x SL on back + 3 BK after flags


Underwater first, lean back, grow into streamline. Long flat glide looking up with bubbles in SL.

Stay in SL until you reach the flags.

After the flags, begin three strokes.

Count with your thumb EXITS the water, or begins the recovery portion of the stroke.

Get back together in one group

4 x
4 x 25: FREE or BK
1 x Challenge

Challenge: Streamline through Hula Hoop at the yellow (or about 1 yard towards the wall from the flags).
Must be in streamline including, 1) Locked thumb, 2) squeezed ears, 3) head aimed down.

Challenge –

Flip 1st, then streamline on back to the flags underwater without breaking the surface

Challenge –

Challenge – swim to 1/2 way with no breath and only 3 strokes

Freestyle no kicking.

BONUS: Do it in 3 breaststrokes (including breath)

Q of the Day Answer: On the surface! Don’t start swimming until your streamline gets you to the top.

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