flip turn


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flip turn

n.
A turn in swimming in which one does a somersault just before reaching an end of the pool so that only the feet make contact with the wall.

flip turn

Underwater somersault to reverse direction after touching the end of the pool.
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I was not seeded to win, but I had a good flip turn," he said.
Flip turn is very important competitive distance element at a distance swimming events.
You just have to dimly sense the approaching wall before you flip turn and go on your way.
Take a Denman Classic Brush and smooth the hair through, spraying with Joico Flip Turn Volumising Spray to flatten without losing the wave.
Each stroke brings her closer to the wall of the pool--it's a chance to stop, catch her breath--but she does a flip turn, pushing away and starting another lap.
But it was a total flip turn by the end of the tour and we''d got ourselves together.
In the 100, during my last flip turn, I saw (Palisades' Kristin Fujii) ahead of me and I got really mad and I pushed it as hard as I could.
He may use a flutter or dolphin kick before making the flip turn.
You can use an open turn, or the more advanced flip turn.
The Fitness Farm pool is 13 yards long, so you will need to do an open turn or the flip turn we showed you in the last issue.
The depth of five-and-a-half feet is a national aquatics standard; it is the depth at which a person of average height can safely make a flip turn at the end of their lap.