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That's pretty impressive, considering how quick your pace is and that you wear no neck ballast! Just slap 2-3kg on your neck and allow your self to glide between strokes and you'll hit 100m in no time...I counted 14 strokes for 50m. That's a lot...

Correct weighing makes a world of difference.
 
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Vlado said:
... by me :)

It is my 84m dynamic no fins performance. I know it isn't that much, but it was a national record. Beware Stig, I am half way there ... :)

www.prelovac.com/apnea/vlado_dnf.avi (10 MB)

Enjoy!

not much?? hell, well done Vlado and congratulations on your national record!
 
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Congratulations, well done. All the more harder in a 50m pool too.

It's great to see more vids popping up now, keep them coming!

Cheers,
Ben
 
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Thanks everyone! I'll try with the neck weight next time!
 
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Thanks Spaco, were you in Belgrade in December at the competition?
 
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Neck weights???

You scare me! :) What's that for?
 
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Balance.

If you fill your lungs completely full, you will float like a cork (at least I do). As you're floating upwards, you'll be constantly swimming a little downwards to keep under water and wasting huge amounts of energy.

It really makes a big difference.

A simple experiment is to kick of the wall and glide as far as you can. Without a neck weight, you'll propably float to surface after some 5-10 meters. With a proper neck weight, you'll find your self half way through a 25m pool with just one kick! You should weight your self so, that you are neutral or just slightly positive in the depth you usually swim in.
 
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