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While nearly all of the forces that create propulsion come from the hands and feet, certain other movements we can do with will increase the amount of propulsion coming from the pull and kick. We call those coupling motions.
The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.
Swimmers treat their team like a family, albeit a dysfunctional family. As with any close-knit group of well-meaning people, awkward moments will ensue.