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Swim Lab Drill #2: Reach Out Drill

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Jan 28, 2014
  • Updated Mar 13, 2014 at 9:30 PM UTC

Instead of rushing the stroke, slow down to swim fast with the Reach Out Drill: Extend your arm forward, setting up the beginning of the stroke, with your hand below the elbow and elbow below shoulder. Do a two-count then bend the elbow to start the catch.

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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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