Smart Fish Method Mr. Greg’s 2 year old Grade 6.8 Pool Prodigy

* WARRIOR DRILL #1 Left Side ~ Right Side * WARRIOR ROCK & ROLL Left Side ~ Right Side * Grade 6.8 WARRIOR FREESTYLE Warrior Double Switch Freestyle with same-side Quick Breaths * Grade 8 WARRIOR FREESTYLE (rarely done with students this young) Warrior Triple Switch Freestyle with Alternate Quick Breaths   For More Baby… Continue reading Smart Fish Method Mr. Greg’s 2 year old Grade 6.8 Pool Prodigy

Smart Fish Method No-Breath Freestyle, Stopping to Take Breaths Between Sets

* This is a test to see if 4 year old Landon is able to do No-Breath Sticky Arms and Flutter Kicking independently. Most of his lesson involves “Hands-On” instruction with a teacher in the pool. * Landon has improved his “No-Breath Sticky/Switch High Arms” and head positioning. Before adding Breath Recovery, he must still… Continue reading Smart Fish Method No-Breath Freestyle, Stopping to Take Breaths Between Sets

Smart Fish Method WD #1 Long Warrior & Quick Breathing, with Puddle Jumpers, 3 at a time

*. The Puddle Jumpers (under the hips & under the hands) can be clipped together, so that the students are more easily drilled and taught at the same time, as a semi-private. *. Notice where the students have their right arms positioned on the puddle jumpers that are under their hips, so that they are… Continue reading Smart Fish Method WD #1 Long Warrior & Quick Breathing, with Puddle Jumpers, 3 at a time

Early Swimming Benefits

There are several benefits of baby swimming which make infant swimming lessons a favorite choice of parents. Here are our top reasons why we believe that early baby swimming is a life-long benefit for the children. 1. Develop Confidence: An early introduction to water environment will help eliminate fear of water in the infants. Baby… Continue reading Early Swimming Benefits

Smart Fish Method Baby Neck Float Rings – should we or should we not use these?

* When back floating a baby, simply hold the baby’s head allowing the body to float freely and naturally in the water. This can be accomplished with the inflatable Baby Neck Float Ring * By only supporting the head (by hand or with the ring) to protect against unexpected submersion, the newborn baby is able… Continue reading Smart Fish Method Baby Neck Float Rings – should we or should we not use these?

Streamline Break Out Instruction

Smart Fish Method Stroke level students and pre-comp swimmers (who have mastered Warrior Freeestyle) should do a proper streamline push- off from the wall at the start of every lap. – Horizontal posture, – Arms reaching, – Head down and flat. – Strong Kick (except Breaststroke) This needs to become a habit for them, so… Continue reading Streamline Break Out Instruction

Smart Fish Method Charlotte #1: Grade 3 Sea Lion Tips

There are 7 steps to doing the Swim~Float~Swim SEAL skill. Learn the first 4 steps in Grade 1 & 2: – STEP 1: LAUNCH – STEP 2: SWIM – STEP 3: ROLL-OVER FRONT TO BACK – STEP 4: BACK FLOAT Then learn the last 3 steps in Grade 3: – STEP 5: ROLL-OVER BACK TO… Continue reading Smart Fish Method Charlotte #1: Grade 3 Sea Lion Tips