* 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?
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
* 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
*. 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
The ultimate test of an athletes strength, speed, and endurance. Watersafe Swim School is proud to present; THE MIGHTY TRI! All on location at the Watersafe Aquatic Center located in Los Alamitos. Participants will Bike, Run, and Swim to reach the finish line! Who can participate? Any Age, Any skill level, and is open to… Continue reading The Mighty Tri Presented by Watersafe Swim School
Through this post, we will provide effective tips on how to increase your swimming speed. We sincerely hope our readers will benefit from following tips and advice: 1. Sleep Tight, Swim Fast: Good Sleep is most important for all swimmers to efficiently replenish energy levels of both the brain and the body. Swimmers need 9-10… Continue reading Improve Swimming Performance
KEEP IT SIMPLE FOR GRADE 6: (A necessity for most 2 and 3 year olds) It is acceptable to SKIP the WD #2 and #3 drills. WARRIOR KICK allows the swimmer to reset his head and kick position in case breath recovery has altered it. WARRIOR DRILL #1: Warrior Kick with Quick Breaths * FUN… Continue reading Smart Fish Method Grade 6 WD #1 & #4 Same SIde breathing, every 2 strokes