Minnows 2/3/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: At a swim meet, what do the timers watch to stop the clock for your race?Correct = Stand in Tree Pose for 15 seconds. On the 15th second Jump as high as you can.Wrong = Stand in Tree Pose for 15 seconds. On the 15th second Jump as high … Read more

Minnows 1/30/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What has to touch the wall in freestyle to end your race?Correct = Slap the ground 4 times with either hand or shoulder.Wrong = Do five rolls in streamline and 3 pushups. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) … Read more

Minnows 1/29/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: Correct = Wrong = Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 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 … Read more

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 Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline … Read more

Minnows 1/22/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: How many yards is it from the wall to the first flags?Correct = Do 5 jumps while in streamline Wrong = Do 5 jumps while in streamline, 5 in position 11, and 5 situps. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before … Read more

Minnows 1/21/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: How many yards long is the SRC pool?Correct = Do 20 jumpsWrong = Do 10 situps and a 20 second plank. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 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 … Read more

Minnows 1/20/20

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What is today’s Date?Correct = Do 20 jumpsWrong = Do 20 jumps and 10 situps. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 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 … Read more

Minnows 1/16/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What is the order of a 100 Medley Relay?Correct = Do 4 different types of jumpsWrong = Do 8 different types of jumps + 1 pushup. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) Lock your thumb.2) Squeeze your ears … Read more

Minnows 1/15/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: Name a yoga pose that helps with swimming.Correct = Do that pose for 5 seconds and smile.Wrong = Do Plank for 10 seconds, then chaturanga for 2 seconds. Then 1 push up. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) … Read more

Minnows 1/14/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What a current?Correct = Flow like a river from line to lineWrong =Do 10 situps Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 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 … Read more

Minnows 1/13/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: We had a swim meet this last weekend. Where was it?Correct = Name 6 body parts and point to them after doing 30 hops.Wrong = Do 5 belly on the ground push up into planks and 10 situps. Shout a body part at the top of ever situp. Warmup … Read more

Minnows 1/9/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What is the difference between a “heat” and an “event” at a swim meet?Correct = Hold a proud, confident, powerful pose for 30 seconds and look at yourself in the mirror when you do.Wrong = Do 5 squat down and stand-ups, and 4 bellies on the floor push up … Read more

Minnows 1/8/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: Can Minnows go to every swim meet?Correct = Jump for joy 4 times and do 2 situpsWrong = Jump for shame and do 4 situps and 2 push-ups. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) Lock your thumb.2) Squeeze … Read more

Minnows 1/7/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: How should your belly look when you swim FR?Correct = Big belly walk across the roomWrong = 4 situps, 2 pushups, and lay on your back and do 5 big belly breaths. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) … Read more

Minnows 1/6/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: How can you make a mistake and still improve your swimming? or anything?Correct = Do 3 wrong streamlines then 1 right one.Wrong = Do 3 bad situps, then 4 good ones. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) Lock … Read more

Minnows 1/2/2020

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What is a decade?Correct = Do 10 JumpsWrong = Do 10 Pushups and situps Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 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 … Read more

Minnows 12/30/2019 Last practice of 2019

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: Name 1 thing you learned about swimming this year (no repeats).Correct = 2 cannonballs.Wrong = 1 belly flop. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 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 … Read more

Minnows 12/19/2019

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What is the name of the yoga pose that looks like “soldier?”Correct = Do a 20 seconds Tree poseWrong = Do 5 push up from the ground into Plank, and 3 situps. Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) … Read more

Minnows 12/18/2019

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: What pool can you do the 1 hour Laps for Coho makeup?Correct = Do 25 using two-foot jumps Wrong = do 25 two feet jumps and 5 sit squat and stands Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) Lock … Read more

Minnows 12/17/2019

Dryland Activities: Question of the Day: Can you still do a 1 hour Laps for Coho Swim? Yes or No?Correct = Roll on the floor sideways three times.Wrong = Do 2 somersaults and 5 situps Warmup in water: 100 IM Kick2 x 25 position 11.Review 3 things for Streamline before first 25.1) Lock your thumb.2) … Read more

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