Biomechanics of the "grab" and "traditional" swimming starts : LUSENET : Swimming : One Thread

What are the biomechanical techniques of both the grab and traditional swimming starts? Giving reference to stance, velocity, displacement, acceleration and centre of gravity.

-- ness (, May 15, 2001


what is very important, the force propulsor or drag?

-- cipolli (, May 15, 2002.

Track starts are faster but less powerfull. Grab starts are slower but more powerfull. You should do whatever you feel most comfortable with.

-- Stef (, November 25, 2003.

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