by Paul Gardner
on 06/01/2016 11:03
2016 Pointers Start at the bottom of the ladder and work your way up!
Pull: Do fingertips point down and elbow stays high?
Catch: Does the wrist stay unbent?
Reach: Do hands extend forward and slightly down?
Entry: Does the arm drop into the water without pause?
Recovery: Is your arm relaxed with a high elbow?
Finish: Does your hand exit the water past your hip?
Center line: Do you avoid crossing the center line with your hands?
Rotation: Does your torso rotate with your stroke?
Bilateral breathing: Can you breathe to both sides?
Head position: Is your head in a neutral position?
Balance: Are your hips near the surface when you swim?
Kicking: Are you using your kick to get across the pool?
Breathing: Are you exhaling under the water?
Floating & relaxing: Can you float on your stomach?