Side-Kick Freestyle Drill (SK)
The Side-Kick drill improves body position and alignment.
There are three levels of this drill, depending on your comfort level and access to equipment:
Level I - Use Fins
Level II - Use Fins
Level III - No Equipment
How to do the drill
Engage your core, keep your head down and hold a steady kick. Start by kicking on your side with one arm extended. The other arm is at your side with the shoulder pointed up and out of the water. To breathe, rotate your head to the side while maintaining your kick and keeping your shoulder out of the water. Alternate sides by length.
Three key tips
Keep your head down
Maintain a steady kick
Keep arm extended, with opposite shoulder up out of the water