Combat Swimmer Stroke - breakdown. Kick off the wall, double arm pull, CSS stroke cycle of Pull, breathe, kick, glide.
Top arm pull is a freestyle arm pull.
Bottom arm is more similar to a breast stroke scull (not a full stroke to your side) BREATHE during the bottom arm pull.
Turn to breathe - do not lift your head up to breathe.
Kick can either be a scissor kick or a breast stroke kick BUT when swimming with fins you need to learn scissor / flutterkicks.
Kick hard / pull hard = glide fast.
This is the guy who swims a 7 min 500yd swim - so watch and learn.
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You dont have to be a super star swimming to ace Spec Ops Training - just good and comfortable in the water...
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