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Old 03-31-2010
gogglesnoseplugs gogglesnoseplugs is offline
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Originally Posted by CoachDave View Post
Keeping it simple...
Even the fastest swimmers rotate the hips to some degree. Keeping them flat is not hydrodynamic, makes the range of motion difficult or even painful for breathing, tends to make people move off course when breathing, and presents some tough angles for active streamlining and propulsion on the shoulders.
Allow enough rotation that you are off your side, have a comfortable turn of the head with the body for breath, and are taking advantage of leans and weight shifts for both gliding and anchoring.
Thanks Dave. That helps. Next step... get back to the pool once I rest up after wearing myself out...
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