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What is most important about freestyle?


When doing swimming strokes, know that freestyle strokes actually have a method to them—you can't just swim freely. Take heed of the following advice when swimming freestyle:

• Push past the hips
• Elbows straight up
• Fingertips close to the water and near your body
• Slight shoulder roll
• Breathe every 3 strokes
• Don't stop kicking



5/4/2009 5:18:06 PM
sylvia said:

what do you mean push past the hips? Also, in total immersion swimming they speak of significant rolling/rotation of the body, enough that your belly button faces the side of the pool on each side.


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