When addressing kids use FOUR words and use their language.
As a puppet controlled from the ceiling
Press the shoulder down
Catch as if popping your head over a garden wall
Times achieved at lower distances must be achieved at longer distances.
On every break say what you need to say in 2 to 4 words
Every swimmer has a different make-up and body.
Shoulder not deep. Nose on the water to breathe vs shoulder too deep and mouth goes under water.
FC Kick Problems
So kick like a football
Hips always too low
Like going down a flume tunnel and follow the line
Surface like a submarine
Head in neutral
No go zone in front of hands
Must push down to the waist
Palm up/thumbs in air
Squirrel Nutkin pose
Flick at back
If they’re kicking as the arms go in the other kick will follow.
The ‘do nothing glide’