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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.
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flip turn

Underwater somersault to reverse direction after touching the end of the pool.
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In the backstroke turn, the swimmer rolls from a supine to a prone position and then performs a tumble turn (Blanksby et al., 2004).
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Sanders and the research team are focusing on the glide phase of swimming because it has been studied less than other critical parts of a swimmer's performance, such as the dive, the tumble turn, and the swimming stroke.
(1995) Reliability of ground reaction force data and consistency of swimmers in tumble turn analysis.
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From starting dives to tumble turns the state-of-the-art coaching aid is the first of its kind to be able to track movement wirelessly through water.
He showed me a different way to do tumble turns and told me to be more aggressive in my dives.
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