SWING your swing. Literally.

My daughter LOVES the swings at the playground. She is 5 and can really pump herself up pretty high as you can see on this video. As I watched her the other day I started thinking about the pumping action, how she had mastered it and noticed a few things:

Timing & Rhythm, (not effort) was the key! Kicking harder doesn't matter its all about kicking in the right direction at the right time for a better, more powerful momentum shift ( change of direction). Notice how she kicks her legs just BEFORE she actuall