Swimmer Kicks

Swimmer Kicks


This exercise involves a swimmer performing kicking movements in the water, which can help improve leg strength, endurance, and overall swimming technique.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Swimmer Kicks Instructions

  1. Start by lying on your back in the water with your arms at your sides.
  2. Begin kicking your legs in a flutter kick motion, keeping them straight and close together.
  3. As you kick, keep your head and shoulders relaxed and your face in the water.
  4. Continue kicking for a set amount of time or distance, or until you feel fatigued.
  5. To increase the difficulty, you can add a kickboard or hold your arms above your head while kicking.
  6. Remember to breathe regularly and maintain a steady pace throughout the exercise.

Swimmer Kicks Form & Visual

Swimmer Kicks

Swimmer Kicks Benefits

  • Improves agility and footwork
  • Increases speed and acceleration
  • Enhances coordination and balance
  • Develops reaction time and quick decision-making skills
  • Targets multiple muscle groups, including the legs, core, and upper body
  • Can be modified for different skill levels and sports
  • Provides a challenging cardiovascular workout

Swimmer Kicks Muscles Worked

  • Abdominal muscles
  • Lower back muscles
  • Gluteal muscles
  • Hamstring muscles
  • Quadricep muscles
  • Calf muscles

Swimmer Kicks Variations & Alternatives

  • Swimmer kicks with a kickboard
  • Swimmer kicks with a pull buoy
  • Swimmer kicks with arms extended overhead
  • Swimmer kicks with a resistance band
  • Swimmer kicks with ankle weights