Swimming blog - TRAINING WORLD ANIMAL DAY

HAPPY WORLD ANIMAL DAY!

We want to celebrate in true swimmers fashion with our top animal drills. Can you guess them? 

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DOGGY PADDLE (advanced) 
Everyone knows the doggy paddle. However, we brought it to an advanced level with our Hinge Drill #TrainLikeAPro
DOLPHIN KICK
Something we are also all familiar with. With the dolphin kick we refer to the kick we use during the butterfly. This kick mimics the movements of a dolphin a bit, hence the name. 

BUTTERFLY
Bet you didn't see this one coming ;-) The butterfly is known as this beautiful, graceful insect with colorful wings, but in swimming it's one of the hardest strokes. It can be graceful when done right, but if not... There is nothing graceful about it. 

COBRA DRILL
This is a not very known drill in swimming. During the Breaststroke Cobra drill you practice getting up out of the water when swimming breaststroke. You exaggerate lifting your upper body out of the water with every pull, and look like a cobra. Or that's the goal at least. 

PENGUIN KICK
Who doesn't just love penguins? We sure do, and that's why we have named several drills after them. You know how penguins walk around with their 'arms' by their sides? This is what inspired our penguin kick drills. Check it out. 


SHARK FIN
You know little kids in the pool that are scared because they think sharks are swimming in the deep end? Come on guys, we've all been there. This nightmare becomes reality with our Shark Fin drill. Our advise? Just keep swimming. 

FROG LEGS
You have to admit it. Breaststroke kick looks a bit like frog legs. This reference might be a bit of a stretch, but we liked this comparison too much to not include it in our list. 

There you have it folks. Go out there, and celebrate World Animal Day in style. 

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