Minnows 10/29/2019

Dryland Activities:

Question of the Day: What is a “heat” at a swim meet?
Correct = Line up and do 2 heats of run from line to line.
Wrong = Same as correct + 2 situps and 2 pushups.

Warmup in water:

100 IM Kick
2 x 25 position 11 Zombie!

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 + 2 Bat Wing Flaps

Kinda like butterfly, but sweep your arms like a bat flapping its wings. Fangs and biting optional (fake bites).

Normal streamline, flap arms at sides like fluttering to fly as a bat.

Swoop to the ground near flags and attack your prey!

Group 2

3 x Angry Pumpkin Float + Flip

Push off the wall like an angry pumpkin, scowling, howling, and cringing with unhappiness your insides were scooped out.

At the yellow, or ~ 3 body lengths away take out your unhappiness by flipping 2x if possible without hands or feet.

Get back together in one group

4 x 25 with the whistle swims
1: FLY 2 strokes then kick
2: Backstroke with streamline
3: BR 2 strokes then FREE rest
4: FREE swim

2 x 25 Swim like a crackling zombie hungering for brains.
2 x 25 Swim on your back like a howling werewolf, wiggling like a snake to move
2 x 25 Like a vampire sleeping.

Q of the Day Answer: A heat is when there are more people in an event to race than can fit in the pool at one time. It is the same race done multiple times, or “heats” to accommodate all the swimmers.

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