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CLIP 5679

Improving your swimming turns

Improving your swimming turns
Key Info
  • Improving your swimming turns
  • Duration: 1:26
  • Olympic bronze medallist Steve Parry gives some tips to improve your swimming turns. He demonstrates how to gain the advantage in a race by making good turns adapted to each swimming stroke. This BBC Sport clip was first published on BBC Sport Academy online on 10 August 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Aquatic Activities

  • Keywords: swimming, turns, laps, lengths, momentum, streamline, competition, race
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to develop existing swimming skills into the ability to swim competitively. Discuss how the swimmer achieves a streamlined shape in the water.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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