Glide backward kick 5 m

Water depth: waist deep (minimum)

Arms by side

SUGGESTED STEPS & TEACHING POINTS

Revise backward glideSee skill no. 6

Revise flutter kick

Glide backward and kick

Step 1 – Starting position

  • Shoulders under
  • Head back

Step 2 – Glide

  • Push off, glide

Step 3 – Kick

  • Extend glide with continuous kick

Step 4 – Recover

  • Stand

Advanced progression: Extend distance maintaining a continuous ‘six beat’ kick

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