Swimming Ideas Podast

SIP 039: Revisiting Position 11

March 8, 2016

How we use it in swim lessons and how we use it at swim practice.


What is it:


Position 11 is:


  • A drill we do to establish a good quality body position and long reach.
  • Something we do every day in every lesson
  • Used in every stroke



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How do we do it in lessons?

In Level 2:

  • On the deck we do Streamline into position 11
  • We review what it is and the three things you use it for
  • We do it with a noodle, or a kickboard
  • WE talk about it as the target or goal body position arms should travel through on FREE and Back
  • We use it when teaching Breaststroke
  • When teaching butterfly
  • When doing short distance training


How do we use it at swim team?

  • Every day we do 2 x 25 position 11 where we review all the steps and goals. And the 3 thin --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/swimmingideas/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/swimmingideas/support

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