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)