Presentation on theme: "By: Justin Luz Swimming dates back to the stone age. Swimming is referenced in famous books like the Odyssey and Beowulf It is a essential survival."— Presentation transcript:
Swimming dates back to the stone age. Swimming is referenced in famous books like the Odyssey and Beowulf It is a essential survival skill. It was part of the first Olympics in 1896.
The breaststroke is the oldest swim style. The titanic was the first ship to have a swimming pool. You weigh less in a swimming pool. Swimming reduces stress. You’ll swim faster with shorter hair. Egyptians had symbols for swimming.
Must have experience swimming. Swim when there is a lifeguard on duty. Do not swim alone Don’t swim during thunderstorms. Don’t dive head first. Don’t swim under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Drugs
Don’t eat before you swim because you could get a muscle cramp. Make sure you stretch before you swim. Make sure you take a shower and use soap. Know your surroundings and pay attention.
It’s a low impact exercise Reduces blood pressure Helps maintain weight Increases muscular strength and tone Improves flexibility It works every muscle in the body Healthy heart
Mark Spitz Michael Phelps Ryan Lochte Rebecca Soni
Swim cap Goggles Nose clips Swim fins Swimming trunks
Doggy Paddle Freestyle Backstroke Breaststroke Butterfly Sidestroke What you talkin bout Willis?
Easiest stroke to learn First swim stroke taught to children Dogs use this style when they swim. Early man learned this style by imitating animals.
This is also called the back crawl. This style is swum on your back. The only style that starts off in the water. Swimmers can breath easily during this swim style.
Also called the front crawl. The fastest stoke in swimming Used in relay races and medley races.
TThis is the slowest of all the swim styles. SSwimmers eyes are above the water. UUsed in lifesaving situations. RRequires endurance and leg strength. Just one more lap!
This is the hardest swimming style to learn. A dolphin kick and very strong shoulders are required for this swim style. Requires years of practice. Dolphin kick Strong Shoulders
Much bigger than a regular pool. It has 10 lanes which are 50 meters long It has diving blocks. These are the pools that professionals swim in.
The race is swum by one person. The swimmer swims the backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and freestyle. The swimmer swims the same distance for each swim style. The fastest swimmers wins the race.
TThis is swum with a team of four. EEach person on the team swims one swim style. SSwim styles cannot be repeated. AAll swimmers swim the same distance. IIt’s a team event and the fastest time wins. Go Team
Amazing sport that is fun to do. People of all ages can swim. You can swim till the end of time. Great way to keep your heart and muscles strong. Great way to lose/ maintain weight.
Make sure you wear the appropriate equipment. Remember the rules and regulations. Know when and where to swim. Know the 4 swim styles. Know the different types of races. Have fun and enjoy!