“Titanic” Kick Set for 10 and Unders

Max Cristofori, Head Age Group Coach, Swim Atlanta – Midway

10&U Set for [BB-AAAA 10&U’s]

WARM UP AND ENGAGEMENT

1 X 75 2:30

      [25 DOLPHIN DIVES, 25 SCULL, 25 BK/FR COMBO DRILL]

      1 X 25 FL SPRINT 1:00

      [OTB AND FINISH TO THE FEET]

      1 X 75 2:30

      [25 ROTISSERIE DOLPHIN KICK, 25 SL JUMP, 25 BR/FL COMBO DRILL]

      1 X 25 BK SPRINT 1:00

      [GUTTER START + FINISH TO THE FEET]

KICK SET – TITANIC KICK SET

      1 X 100 BK K IN SL 2:15

      [SHIP IS IN ORDER AND ON A LONG JOURNEY]

      2 X 50 BK K IN L POS 1:15

      [1 ARM UP IN THE ARM, OTHER BY THEIR HEAD, SHIP IS RUNNING INTO SOME CHOPPY WATER – URGENCY IS NEEDED IN KICKING]

      4 X 25 BK K IN SAILBOAT :50

      [BOTH ARMS IN STREAMLINE IN THE AIR, SHIP IS SINKING, KICK AS HARD AS POSSIBLE]

      2:00 PUT ON FINS – THE SHIP HAS SUNK

      4 X 25 FL K W SNORK IN SL :35

      [ON THE LIFEBOATS]

      2 X 50 FL K ON RHL/LHL 1:05

      [LOOKING FOR HELP IN BOTH DIRECTIONS]

      1 X 100 FL K ON BK 2:00

      [HELICOPTER SAVES THE DAY]

DRILL SET AND TEACHING POINTS

      [TEACHING TO GET THE PINKY THROUGH THE WATER]

      4 X 25 LONG ARM BK DRILL :45

      4 X 25 SAR/SAL BK :45

      4 X 25 3R3L BK :45

      4 X 25 6K SWITCH BK :40

      [PINKY CHOP!]

      1:00 REST EXPLAIN FLY DRILLS

      [TEACHING THE TIMING OF THE KICK WITH THE ARMS]

      4 X 25 HL BD BEO FLY K :45

      [HEAD LEAD, BODY DOLPHIN, BREATHE EVERY OTHER, 1-2-3-BREATHE ON THE UP KICK]

      4 X 25 POS 11 FLY K :45

      [ARMS IN AN 11 POSITION]

      4 X 25 RA/LA FLY :45

      [RIGHT ARM / LEFT ARM]

      4 X 25 333 FLY :40

      

SWIM SET AND PUT IT ALL TOGETHER

      2X

            6 X 25 FLY/FR :35

            [2+4+5 -> FR, 4 UW BDS THEN 5 CYCLES FLY INTO FREE, THINK OF THE TIMING OF THE KICK FOR THE 5 CYCLES OF FLY – PERFECT!]

            2 X 75 BK 1:30

            [50 STEADY KICK, THEN FOCUSING ON KICKING HARD IN THE LAST 25]

            3 X 50 FR/FLY 1:10

            [25/25 – 2ND 25 FLY TRYING TO WATCH KICKING MOTIONS AND HEAD POSITION]

            1 X 150 BK 3:00

            [NAIL EVERY FLIP TURN, 3-4 BD OFF EACH WALL!]

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