Building Bricks

Aim

To practice and strengthen the ability to tread water

Equipment

One rubber diving brick for each group

Depth of Water

Deep

Participants

Groups of four or five

Description

  • Each group gets into the water, forms a circle and treads water
  • The aim is for each player in turn to hold the brick with both hands, keeping the wrists just above the surface of the water, while continuing to tread water.
  • On the word ‘Go’, the first member of each group attempts to do this for 2 minutes before passing the brick to the next person.
  • 2 points are awarded to every swimmer who does this
  • A swimmer who only lasts for one minute will receive one point
  • Winning team is that with the highest points

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