FLYING FISH SWIM TEAM

Ways to get DQ’ed

Freestyle

  • Stop and walk or pull on the lane rope
  • Miss the wall on a turn
Backstroke
  • Flip over onto your stomach during the swim
  • Flip over onto your stomach during a turn and touch the wall with your hand while on your stomach
  • Push off the wall after a turn on your stomach
  • Miss a wall during a turn
  • If doing a backstroke flip turn, take more than one stroke on your stomach during the turn
  • Pull on the lane ropes
Breaststroke
  • Any kick other than breaststroke kick (flutter, fly, scissor)
  • Non-simultaneous arms (both arms must come forward, together)
  • Underwater recovery (can’t do an extra half-stroke under the chest)
  • Hands past hips (hands can’t come past your hips during any stroke other than the pull-out)
  • One-hand touch
  • Head not breaking the surface every stroke (basically you have to breathe every time!)
  • Turn (no flip turns; must do a 2-hand touch and when turning, be on your stomach)
Fly
  • Any kick other than fly kick (scissor, breaststroke, flutter)
  • Non-simultaneous arms (both arms must come forward, together)
  • Underwater recovery (can’t do an extra half-stroke under the chest)
  • One-hand touch
  • Turn (no flip turns; must do a 2-hand touch and when turning, be on your stomach)