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The Ups and Downs of Kicking

The Ups and Downs of Kicking

If there is one thing that is often overlooked by swimmers, it is most definitely the kick. Being a distance freestyler most of my life, I never felt the need to use my legs during a race. The kick is … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Workin’ on Walls

The focus to this weeks’ workout is to perfect every push off and every turn. No breathing into the wall from the flags in and two dolphin kicks off each wall and two stroke before your first breath. Warm-up: 200 … Continue reading

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6 Tips on Improving your Dolphin Kick

Butterfly is all about rhythm and flow. One of the best ways to achieve a steady rhythm is by developing your dolphin kick. As a result, dolphin kicking serves as the main fundamental in swimming Butterfly, and mastering the undulating … Continue reading

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Underwater Dolphin Kick Requires Education and Dedication

Underwater Dolphin Kick Requires Education and Dedication

I attended the Central States Swim Clinic this past weekend, and talked to a number of coaches and swimmers about underwater dolphin kick. The consensus was that the “5th stroke” of underwater kicking has certainly made a big impact on … Continue reading

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