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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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.
For the flip turn (bottom right), dive just as you reach the wall, then flip your feet over as though you were somersaulting in the water.
He used a fantastic final flip turn and beat Alta Loma senior Jeff Larson to the finish by a half-second.
You can use an open turn, or this more advanced flip turn.
Use flip turn lead up, such as front and back somersaults in pike positions.