2. Start in the position described above and take a
breath. Then turn your head into the water and take a long efficient pull
with your right arm.
As you do so, roll right over on to your left hand
side (donít stop in the horizontal face down position) and find the
familiar position on your left hand side with your left hand reaching out
and the back of your head glued to your left shoulder. Balance yourself,
take a breath and rock back again*.
Not only should your long pull feel effective, but you should feel yourself
glide through the water because of your streamlined body position as you
rock backwards and forwards.
It is often useful to print out our Front Crawl Swimming Drills Print Out
as a reminder in note format of what to think about during your drills.
A word of warning though. Donít over do this and other drills. As with all
sports, there is no substitute for doing the real thing. If you drill too
much you will find your full stroke turns into a drill Ė it's not as rare as