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One arm strokes; the other is sideward the body; pulling the lane

ADDITIONAL EXERCISE for strokes when we have troubles with the correct arm bending. During the performance we focus on:

  • hand entry in the line of the shoulder by the same side,
  • start of the stroke with extended arm (holding the pool lane),
  • correct arm bending during the stroke (pulling the pool lane),
  • finishing the stroke with extended arm (pushing off from the pool lane),
  • acceleration of the stroke,
  • correct body twisting where we move shoulders back and forth coordinated with the stroke,
  • extended arm when approaching the surface


  • fixed head position on the surface in the body extension,
  • relaxed, continuous kicking.