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Old 01-28-2012
Grant Grant is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Sooke, BC. Canada
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Originally Posted by tab View Post
As of now, I am told my body comes too far out of the water, trying to breath, but with the one arm and my head to the side I can stay closer to the surface. I am keeping in mind I should breath looking straight down or a little forward, but I am not there yet.

Hand placement, palm down not thumb first? Reason for this?
With the palm down there is much less stress on the shoulder joint.
The Butterfly DVD has very good step by step drills that if learned will have one looking down and getting a breath very easily. I do not get a commission :o)
May we swim with ease at the speeds we choose.
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