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Parent Tot Activity Practice

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Round 1: -Sit child on the side. -Splash feet or play with toys. Use the floating smiley faces. -Press smile underwater with 1 foot, then the other. -Press smile under with both feet.– Sing Ring around the Rosey, and at the end say “…all jump in!” -Jump in; see picture: Get together in the middle: […]

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Swimming Game – Breaststroke kick dance

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Parent Tot 1/22/2022

Things to remember: -Go slow. Take your time with everything.-Play! The more you play, use toys, and explore the water the more fun your swimmer will have. -Relax. If you’re anxious or struggling, stop. Move on to an activity you’re familiar with. Your anxiety will pass to your swimmer.– Repeat everything over and over and […]

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Parent and Tot 1/15/2022

Round 1: -Sit child on the side. -Splash feet or play with toys. Use the floating smiley faces. -Press smile underwater with 1 foot, then the other. -Press smile under with both feet.– Sing Ring around the Rosey, and at the end say “…all jump in!” -Jump in; see picture: Get together in the middle: […]

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Dev. 01 Minnows Practice

Minnows 12/30/2021

1 x 100 IM KICK1 x 50: FREE Kick w/ FINS1 x 50: FREE w/ FINS2 x 25: Position 11, w/ FINS, together. review all 3 things to SL and 11 before going. Question of the Day:What are the three things to SL and Position 11?Correct: Do your favorite ChallengeWrong: 50 Position 11 Challenge #1: […]

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Dev. 01 Minnows Practice

Minnows 12/29/2021

1 x 100 IM KICK1 x 50: FREE1 x 50: BK K w/ FINS2 x 25: Position 11 w/ FINS, togetherreview all 3 things to SL and 11 before going. Question of the Day:What are two things you can do to make a flip easier?Correct: Stand at the T mark. Jump towards the wall and […]

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Dev. 01 Minnows Practice

Minnows 12/28/2021

1 x 100 IM KICK1 x 50: FREE Kick w/ FINS1 x 50: BK Kick w/ FINS2 x 25: Position 11 w/ FINS, togetherreview all 3 things to SL and 11 before going. Question of the Day:What group comes after “Minnows” on COHO?Correct: Swim to the flags with only a shark fin showing above water. […]

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Dev. 01 Minnows Practice

Minnows 12/27/2021

1 x 100 IM KICK1 x 50: BK Kick w/ FINS1 x 50: BK w/ FINS2 x 25: Position 11 review all 3 things to SL and 11 before going. Question of the Day:When swimming backstroke at a meet, what happens if you roll on your stomach, even for a second?Correct: Roll like a log […]

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Dev. 01 Minnows Practice

Minnows 12/21/2021

1 x 100 IM KICK1 x 50: FREE kick 1 x 50: BK 2 x 25: Position 11, Togetherreview all 3 things to SL and 11 before going. Question of the Day:When swimming FREE you should breath to both sides. You should breath on every _______ stroke.Correct: Do 3 front flips and 3 back flipsWrong: […]

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Dev. 01 Minnows Practice

Minnows 12/20/2021

1 x 100 IM KICK1 x 50: FREE Kick w/ FINS1 x 50: FREE w/ FINS2 x 25: Position 11 w/ FINS, together review all 3 things to SL and 11 before going. Question of the Day:Kicking is important to swimming. What is the name of the kick you do for FREE and Backstroke?Correct: Do […]