Howdy! @SynchroSwimCoach Leilani Torres here!
I want to share with you one of the many ways the wall can be our best friend.
Ways in which we usually use it:
- Vertical line – in vertical, bent knee, crane.
- Pike position.
- Ballet leg.
- Eggbeat positions – supporting with arms or sitting on the edge.
Another way is upside-up – Fixing the support scull.
Full body against the wall, tight as in a vertical, doing support scull. I love this exercise, because, not only the swimmer gets feedback right away from the vertical line with the wall, but also they work on vertical scull and as a coach you can correct everything from the edge of the pool.
Easy, fast access to the swimmer. Amazing.
Things I look for in this position is (support scull):
- Having the body tight against the wall from head to heel.
- Trajectory of the arms in the scull.
- Position of the arms and hands – watch that most of the palm of the hand always faces the surface of the water and the wave effect it creates.
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