Swimming Drill Demonstration

Description

Elite Pulling Pattern
A simultaneous double arm circling action, starting the pull with arms out in front no more than shoulder width apart, face on the water with hands entering the water in front of the shoulders; Pulling in and under the body through past the hips and costume line, at which point breathing takes place by pushing the chin forward clear of the water surface, elbows and hands then lift out of the water and sweep forwards over the water surface, as the hands are swept forwards, after the breath, so the face drops onto the water surface to help lift the hips, re-entry of the hands in front of the shoulders will then take place for another stroke cycle. The pulling pattern underwater is with slightly bent elbows to create more power and leverage.

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