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Last Post 17 Mar 2014 04:14 PM by thestormiscoming. 5 Replies.
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15 Mar 2014 03:46 PM
    Can someone tell me more about the swim test? I have read that you can't swim with your face in the water. I'm currently working on polishing my stroke but it seems inefficient to swim breaststroke without going under! Any insight would be appreciated!
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    15 Mar 2014 03:51 PM
    You can go underwater, but you can't touch the bottom or sides of the pool.
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    15 Mar 2014 07:29 PM
    They do want you to swim with your head out of water. When we went through the swim circuit at recruiter school I did 50M breast stroke and 50M side stroke with plenty of time to spare. Mix it up.
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    15 Mar 2014 07:39 PM
    Hmm sorry, well I guess that must be something new...
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    16 Mar 2014 09:02 PM
    Speed doesn't really matter. Breast stroke is the best for the test in my opinion because it allows you keep you head up.

    There will be other times while you're there to worry about swimming with speed.
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    17 Mar 2014 04:14 PM
    Yeah, I'm not sure when they implemented that rule but it was in place in October when I went through the aforementioned recruiter school.
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