When you think turns think tight – they both start with the letter ‘T’, they both contain five letters. It’s easy to remember.
Fast turns are tight turns. ‘Tight’ means bringing the arms and legs in tight and close to to middle of the body. The swimmer have to bend at the knees, hips and elbows and make their body small and compact.
Following are links with explanations and illustrations for the turns of all competitive strokes. Click on the links and enhance your swimming.