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Old 12-22-2011
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I don’t see any difference in action except that the arms are at a higher stroke rate.
She glides more and rotates her body more with a 6BK, compared to her 2BK. With a 2BK she uses a much quicker catch.

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Also I don’t understand this classification of Shoulder driven technique. Does it mean hips remain completely stationary?
Definitely not. Shoulder-drivers rotate their hips, just not as much as hip-drivers. Hip-drivers use their shoulders, just not as much as shoulder-drivers. These are subtle differences.

This video may help clarify things:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b746O3Ltz44

Last edited by swim2Bfree : 12-22-2011 at 05:44 AM.
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