"If you want to get better in a sport you have to be an athlete of the sport".
Do you want to be a better swimmer? Then, you need to do what swimmers do.
Simple and straightforward.
Practicing flip turns will make you incredibly faster on race day!
2. You actually get more rest. This is because when you flip turn you streamline and you rely on momentum getting in and out of the wall!
3. You practice breath control. This way you get more efficient on maintaining high intensity speeds in the water during the race!
4. You get a better feel for the water and gain better awareness of your body and speed. You become more efficient overall!
5. It is an awesome workout for the core ~ why spent hours at the gym when you can just practice flip turns and execute them while swimming?
Here is my little flip turn here: