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Open turn or touch turn is a swimming turn technique that requires you to first touch the wall with your both hands, then change the swimming direction.
Swimming can help you loose weight because swimming is a great cardio exercise that is gentle on your joints.
Warm up = easy swim. Swimming warm up is a practice of gentle cardio exercise that usually incorporates stretches.
Negative split is a way of swimming when each part of the distance is swam faster than the last one.
DPS stands for Distance per Stroke or simply the distance you swim with one stroke. DPS swimming training is all about stroke rate efficiency improvements.
Cool down (or warm-down) is an easy swim exercise, down after an intense swimming activity to allow your body to go gradually into resting state.
Glide is a smooth movement throughout water without using arms or legs for propulsion. Glide usually is used after underwater turns.
Tumble turn or flip turn is a type of underwater turn used when swimming freestyle or backstroke.
Short Course means 25 meter swimming pool, also called SCM.
Split is a time for smaller part of the swim distance. Splits usually calculated per pool 25m, 50m or 25y.
Fastest swimmer is always swimming in the middle. Swimmers get their competition lanes assigned based on their times in the previous heat.
SCY means Short Course Yards, which is a name for standard 25 yard swimming pool that USA uses as one of their standard competition pool sizes.
SCM means Short Course Meters, which is a name for standard 25 meter swimming pool that short course international competitions are happening in.