How To Perform A Pike Dive by Melissa Rodriguez
The pike dive is a fairly simple dive used by snorkelers. Here is how to do it.
1-Take a breath.
2-Bend at the waist until the upper part of your body is perpendicular to the surface of the water.
3-Extend your arms above your head.
4-Straighten your legs above you.
5-As the weight of your legs pushes you below the surface, stroke with your hands.
6-Once your fins are below the surface, you can kick.
7-To surface, look up at the surface.
8-Use a flutter kick to ascend.
*Keep one hand in front of you to act as a bumper while surfacing.
*This dive takes practice to perfect.
*This dive requires the ability to clear your ears.