Swim Drill: Side Kick
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Right Side Kick:
How: Kick on your right side, with right shoulder pointed to the sky
Head: Relaxed, underwater, look at the side of the pool. Advanced itto look at the bottom, but be sure to maintain vertical shoulders when on your side: shoulders perpendicular to bottom of the pool.
Arms: Left arm extended, right hand rests on left thigh.
Toes: Toes pointed, ankles relaxed. Keep width of kick within “tube”created by your body: relatively narrow.
Breath: Take a small sculling motion with right hand and roll head easily to breathe. Exhale slowly and smoothly.
1. Keep shoulders perpendicular to pool bottom. “Point belly to the side of the pool.”
2.Relatively narrow kick.
3. Smooth breathing by rolling your head up to the sky.
Left Side Kick: the opposite of above