Should I Swim With Closed Or Open Hands? | Swimming Hand Entry & Technique Explained

Published on October 15th 2020


Depending on when & where you learned to swim you might have been taught to keep your fingers close together. We're taking a look at the hand as it moves through the water, irrelevant to the finger position. We talk about aerodynamics in cycling, it’s time to address the fluid dynamics for swimming! Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: Watch more on GTN... 📹 How To Stop Your Legs Sinking Whilst Swimming 👉 📹 Swim Like Lucy Charles-Barclay 👉 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Highlight Reel - Dylan Sitts ES_Ten Days - Dylan Sitts ES_Want It - Dylan Sitts Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: BMC Switzerland: Canyon bikes: ENVE wheels: Felt bicycles: KASK helmets: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Profile Design: Team Bath: Wahoo: Zwift: YouTube Channel - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Google+ - Strava Club - GMBN Tech - GCN Tech - EMBN -