Should I Swim With Closed Or Open Hands? | Swimming Hand Entry & Technique Explained


Depending on when & where you learned to swim you might have been taught to keep your fingers close together. We’re taking a look at the hand as it moves through the water, irrelevant to the finger position. We talk about aerodynamics in cycling, it’s time to address the fluid dynamics for swimming!

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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