6-Kick Switch Freestyle Drill (6KS)
The 6-Kick Switch drill improves the length of your stroke by working on how to properly rotate your body.
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. After 6 kicks, pull with the extended arm and switch to the other side. Repeat until the end of the length.
Three key tips
Keep your head down
Keep your arm extended, with opposite shoulder up out of the water
After 6 kicks, pull & switch to the other side