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September 23rd, 2003, 06:12 PM
To decrease the number of strokes I have to speed up the kick? Are there other ways to do it? tks

Matt S
September 24th, 2003, 10:45 AM

Please go to the Training-Technique section of this web site (or use this link: http://www.usms.org/training/technique.htm), and read some of the articles there. I particular like the ones by Emmett Hines. You could also try www.H2Oustonswims.org/articles.html.


September 24th, 2003, 11:05 AM
Drills and improving stroke mechanics are the biggest items I have found that reduce stroke count. You should throw in some stroke descent sets from time to time. Working on long smooth swimming is key for me.