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Drill #1 Freestyle “Stun Gun” From www.GoSwim.tv How to Do It: 1. Start by initiating a very normal stroke of freestyle. 2. But. .. instead of carrying the hand back to the entry point, you need to PAUSE your hand just above your head. 3. As you hold your hand above your head, you should be rotated to your side, and have the lead hand directly in front of you. 4. After you feel comfortable, allow the recovering hand to fall into the water and extend. As you do this, take a stroke with your other hand, and return it to the PAUSE position just above your head. 5. When it's time to breathe, simply turn your head for air, and bring it back to center. Purpose: Helps to develop balance in the water, allowing better efficiency. Drill #2 Freestyle Hand Experimenting From www.GoSwim.tv How to Do It: We're going to show six quick exercises, or focal points you can incorporate into your practices. .. today. Counting strokes is always good to compare how you're doing. 1. FIST. The old standby. Close your hand into a very tight FIST and swim. You'll be surprised how horrible this feels when you do it right. You'll lose the feel of connection out front, and feel like your arm is plummeting through the water, barely moving you forward at all. Why is this a good thing? Because it FORCES you to use the REST of your arm to grab water. It makes you connect with your forearm and biceps, it encourages body rotation to connect better, and it teaches you how to power through the
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