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Old 03-14-2010
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Default Reduce your Drag

Not to long ago I went to the north-west swimming carnival and I said to my dad how can I reduce my drag. And he said when you dive in keep your hands close to your ears or close to your body. And I said is there any more ways he siad you could use a swimming cap they help.

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Old 03-18-2010
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Not to long ago I went to the north-west swimming carnival and
I said to my dad how can I reduce my drag. And he said
when you dive in keep your hands close to your ears or close to your body. And I said is there any more ways he siad you could use a swimming cap they help.
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Old 03-18-2010
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Not to long ago I went to the north-west swimming carnival and I said to my dad how can I reduce my drag. And he said when you dive in keep your hands close to your ears or close to your body. And I said is there any more ways he siad you could use a swimming cap they help.
I'd suggest that you keep your arms close to your ears and your hands together, hand over hand, wrist over wrist. Hook the thumb of the top hand around the bottom hand. Your hands should slice their way into the water, and your arms and the rest of your body should follow them in. You should do the same thing after each turn.

But reducing drag on your starts and turns won't win the race if your stroke creates a lot of drag!


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Old 03-18-2010
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I'd suggest
that you keep your arms close to your ears and your hands together,
hand over hand, wrist over wrist. Hook the thumb of the top hand around the bottom hand. Your hands should slice their way into the water, and your arms and the rest of your body should follow them in.
You should do the same thing after each turn.

But reducing drag on your starts
and
turns won't win the race if your stroke creates a lot of drag!


Bob
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until
I have some kind of change in my shoulder flexibility!

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Old 03-30-2015
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Congratulations to USMS and Canadian Masters swimmers!

Well done, Grant - amazing results.
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