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Swim Lab Drill #1: Elbow Pop

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Jan 28, 2014
  • Updated Mar 13, 2014 at 9:31 PM UTC

Eliminate crossing over at the front of your stroke with the Elbow Pop Drill: Put one hand on a kickboard, then upon entry, track your arm from shoulder to hips. Pause at shoulder position to give yourself time to make sure fingertips are pointing down and elbow is lower than your shoulder.

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a senior editor at Triathlete magazine, a five-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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