Appropriate age: 6 years – 10 years
Appropriate Level: Dolphin, Shark, Croc
Why is this skill important: Practicing Breaststroke and focusing on the skill as a whole will increase swimmers endurance and develop a stroke pattern. Remember to blow bubbles and ensure that you include a glide in the stroke.
Key points include:
-Key language to assist with kicking action “bend, flex, kick, glide”
-Stroke Coordination; Kick, Glide, Pull, Breathe
-Head does not move, the body lifts through the water to breathe
-Finish each lap with two hands on the wall