Tips To Improve Your Backstroke Swimming

In case you are fond of swimming and wish to become faster and more efficient backstroke swimmer in pool, then follow my today’s tips. This post will help you correct some of the common mistakes and thereby improve your backstroke swimming. Tip 1: Keep your face pointing straight up: Resist the urge to look around.… Continue reading Tips To Improve Your Backstroke Swimming

Smart Fish Method Monkey Airplane Rocket with a Puddle Jumper

* Put the Puddle Jumper under the student’s back upside down and backwards. * It is always ideal to use a teaching aide like this that allows the student to actually do the drill as independently as possible, without Teacher-Holds. * Jordan used to splash the water with his hands as he pulled to his… Continue reading Smart Fish Method Monkey Airplane Rocket with a Puddle Jumper

Smart Fish Method Build Your Stroke Count Progression From Flags to Wall

*. This swimmer hit his head on the wall during Backstroke Practice. He hit it especially hard because, he was swimming fast with fins. *. Hitting the wall hard on Backstroke is dangerous. Coaches must warn them of the potential of crashing into the wall. Teach them how to use THE BACKSTROKE FLAGS. *. Because… Continue reading Smart Fish Method Build Your Stroke Count Progression From Flags to Wall

SFM Swimming, Reaching Up to Grab the wall

SUPER DUPER POLLIWOG = Swimming and reaching up to grab the wall, while the head stays down (in the water.) Begin teaching this in Grade 1… Must be mastered in Grade 4 *. Hold the child by their hips, lifting them so they are horizontal – at the surface. *. Do not allow pulling to… Continue reading SFM Swimming, Reaching Up to Grab the wall