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Exploring The Art Of Swim Team

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Exploring The Art of Swim Team
Did you know some people have to wake up around 6:00 am for swim meets? That’s because swimmers need to warm up before their races. If swimmers don’t warm up, it could affect their speed. When swimmers aren’t loose, they could get cramps or pull a muscle.

Scoring
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The Four Strokes
There are four swimming strokes called, Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle.

Some Simple Techniques
There are some very helpful and easy techniques that you can learn to help you out with your swimming.

Relays
Have you ever wondered what Relays are?

Diving 101 Diving is easy, once you do it a couple of times. In competitive swimming, a good dive off the starting block is completely necessary to winning races and improving your times. If you watch any swimming star, such as Michael Phelps, you will notice that they all have a great dive that gets them far out into the pool in very little time. That of course is the goal of your dive. First, Step onto the starting block. Start by placing one of your feet on front so the toes of that foot are over the edge. Place your other foot about shoulder-width behind you. It doesn 't matter which foot is in front, you can experiment with both to see which you can dive better with. You should be facing toward the pool, remembering to breathe until the starter or your coach says, "take your
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