Swim School – Butterfly Swim

Appropriate age:  6 years – 10 years

Appropriate Level:  Dolphin, Shark, Croc

Why is this skill important: Practicing Butterfly 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 have a strong butterfly kick.

Key points include; 

-Key language to assist with kicking action, “tummy in, tummy out”

-Stroke Coordination; “kick, hands in, kick hands out”

-Arms recover straight over the water, Thumbs pointing down

-(arms recover around from the legs to the ears)

Swim School – Breaststroke Kicking

Swim School – Freestyle Kicking