Doggy Paddle drill
The doggy paddle drill is a useful drill for all levels of swimmers and will help you improve your catch and pull-through.
The catch is a key element of the stroke, it is where you start to feel the resistance of the water on your hand, the earlier this is felt in the stroke the more efficient the overall stroke. This drill allows you to focus on ensuring the hand position is correct at the start of the pull through underwater and to feel that resistance from the start.
Key points to note are :-