Those learning to swim often start with a bent knee rather than straight legs as they are so used to doing this on dry land when kicking a ball. Here are two great solutions to try when swimmers are bending their knees in backstroke.
When using single-arm front crawl drills, make sure the position of the float doesn’t cause their fingertips to enter the water wide. Change the position of the float and create a streamlined position so they can pull back in a straight line.
Poolside demos are one of the most alien things we do as new swimming teachers! Here are Stuart’s top tips when it comes to delivering demos of the stroke’s leg action on poolside.
This Tutor tip it shining a spotlight on the Core Aquatic Skill of Water Safety and the HELP Position.
We’ve all seen it! A screwkick is when one of the legs spirals around and kicks with the top of the foot rather than the sole, losing the propulsion on one side. Here are some top tips on how to correct it.