We went to the John Innes Community Centre and practised swimming for Coach Kelvin.
Swim workout in 25-yd. pool:
- freestyle, easy, 100 yd.
- push off wall at turns, 8 yd. x 10 = 80
- freestyle, with pushoff, 100 yd.
- freestyle, with pushoff, 100 yd. x 10 =1000, concentrating on:
- release of stroke to push back, not up
- pushing stroke backwards, slicing towards body
- catching stroke and pulling
- stable head position
- turning head for breathing
- head position for breathing
- arm extension & recovery while breathing
- arm recovery with high elbow and relaxed wrist
- hand position and firmness for entry
Total: 1280 yd. or 1150m.
High elbow, relaxed wrist: