Stackpole Books, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 48 pages
An ideal introduction to some of the most popular outdoor activities. Each title in the series describes basic techniques, skills, and equipment in an engaging style, and every concept is illustrated with full-color photos and drawings.
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able to swim add the leg air bed ankles arm action arm recovers arms extended attention Body position back crawl backwards breast stroke Butterfly stroke child cold shock cold water Competitive swimming complete confidence crawl sequence Crouch roll disabilities downsweep effects of cold elbows enter the water extended forwards feet floating object front crawl Front paddle gradually gripping the edge handstand head-first entries hips horizontal position Increase the distance increasing the number inhale inwards knees learner learning leg action leg kick life-jacket ming open water outwards overbalance palms parents plunge dive Points for attention pool-side Practices Body position practise the arm pull Push and glide rail or trough right arm sweeps sculling shallow water shoulders submerged side Side stroke SPEEDO standing position streamlined and horizontal stretched stroke cycle surface sweeps upwards swimmer swimming pool swimming skills swimming strokes toes gripping Treading water Turn your head upper arm wards water safety