View Single Post
Old 07-26-2016
CoachSuzanne CoachSuzanne is offline
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 2,453

Originally Posted by Zenturtle View Post
I know the unassisted rotation clip and agree with your explanation.
In my view body bending can be used to improve propulsive power, but as far as I know Ti swimming, TI is more about always holding a straight line.
you're talking about a degree of undulation which will always be present of the kick is to provide forward motion.

I was told by a mech engineer triathlete that a straight legged alternating kick withotu any knee or torso bend will also provide forward movement but I dont' think it's the most efficient way for thehuman body to move forward.
Suzanne Atkinson, MD
Level 3 USAT Coach
USA Paralympic Triathlon Coach
Coach of 5 time USA Triathlon Triathlete of the Year, Kirsten Sass
Steel City Endurance, LTD
Fresh Freestyle

Reply With Quote