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Old 12-27-2008
daveblt daveblt is offline
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A poor kick can come from poor ankle flexibility or not being able to coordinate it correctly such as kicking from the knee.Slipping on a pair of fins can help you learn to get the feeling of a proper flutter kick under control.First try vertical kicking in the deep end of the pool while holding a kickboard and once you get the feeling then try it in Sweet spot and skating positions.The more you can relax into the water to feel the water carry you and balance without struggle so your hips feel free to move the easier the kick will come .The legs should bend only a little on the upbeat and should feel as if originates in your core and not from the knee down.

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