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Old 05-23-2018
Mushroomfloat
 
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i see it as both arms are connected through the shoulders / upper back so by trying to force one to stay out front whilst the other comes over i am actively working against the natural connection.

i read te ocean walker thread and have been focussing on turning the arms over from the hips/ body, had some great success last night in the pool.

I found that i was really overextending and had to work at holding back the extention after years of "long stroking"

When i foud best was to focus on only extending to the elbow which keeps the forearm and hand relaxed and useable

i brought my entry back to about 1 foot in front of the head which considerably reduced my effort levels

I ended the session with a nice discovery of "riding the elbows" from entry to extention which added stability and all round relaxedness
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