2. Finding as much water as you can during the pull.
The more water you can find to pull against, the more propulsion you will generate.
You may find you naturally do a slight sculling action during the stroke. That is, your wrist stays fairly still while your hand
gyrates round to find more water.
There has been much debate as to whether the extra water pulled against during a scull is worth the time it takes. In our
opinion, if you do it naturally great, (if itís good enough for Popov itís good enough for us), but if you donít and it feels odd,
donít put it at the top of the list to concentrate on.
Just make sure that your fingers are almost, but not quite together and your wrists are rigid (have you ever seen a rowing boat
with floppy paddles?).
There are far more important things like