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Going down with arms on my side

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Apr 3, 2002

Today I did experiment going down with my monofin, using the "soldier" techniquen that is kipping my arms on my side and not extended in front of me. Here are my feelings about it :
- It's not easy ! I need to work on this technique to ondulate better (I felt bending my knees to much) and make a more vertical descent.
- It's worth the price to learn this. This really saves 02 to keep arms in this position. I reached the same depth using a given number of ondulations as with the "old" technique, so it's also efficient.
- I also had the slight feeling that this could ease with equalization, but I only practiced in shallow waters (20m) so I'm not really sure.

Try it !

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