The ballet elastic band in the water
Today we talk about this widely known tool in Ballet and the various possibilities for Artistic Swimming: The Ballet Elastic Band.
Its objective is not only to gain flexibility, but also strength. It has infinity use! As long as we are careful. The elastic tension is high and if we do not know how to use it appropriately, it can be too strong for some muscles. From Synkrolovers we recommend this band since you can also use it in the water. Today we share with you how to use it to gain back flexibility. It is very important to develop this ability nowadays, since in this cycle, FINA has promoted the arch position in many of the categories:
As you see in the picture, you can use if in any type of curved positions, also it helps a lot back leg to gain extension. It is good to work on stationary positions or while you are working on transitions in a figure: Walkover Back, Swam, Swordfish, Ariana, Jupiter, Oceania, Swordtail, Seagull and all the technical elements with arched positions. It is really worth working on these and the Ballet Elastic Band can really help you improve. You can get yours in our store PRODUCTS for Synchronized Swimming HERE. For now, we leave you with this video on how you can put on the elastic band and examples on how to use it … just one of a thousand possibilities it has!
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