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Techniques for Starts and Turns

Science of Swimming Faster

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter


... is positioned with the toes curled around the front edge. Because the front leg provides more of the total propulsive force, it is logical that this should be the athlete’s dominant leg (Benjanuvatra, Edmunds, and Blanksby 2007). When performing...
...Swimming techniques used at the elite level typically arise from a mix of natural genetics, feel for the water, knowledge from experienced coaches, and some trial and error. Although these techniques are considered highly efficient, little...