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Tumble turn
also called "flip turn" is a technique used by swimmers to reverse the direction in which they are swimming and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. usually done when the swimmer reaches the end of the swimming pool but still has one or more lengths to swim

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  2. The technique's development is credited, by the International Swimming Hall of Fame, to legendary University of Texas swim coach Tex Robertson while he was training Adolph Kiefer for the 1936 Olympics

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  3. Tumble turns may be taught as follows: 1. Somersault - this is the first step in learning to tumble turn

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  4. Before executing the turn, the swimmer must be in the water face-down and about an arm's length from the edge of the pool

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  5. preferred in competitive swimming because it allows the momentum into the wall to be transferred into speed as the next length is begun

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