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How to jump head first without taking off your glasses?

To avoid this annoying situation we give you some advice

Surely more than once you have spent training, or even in some competition, head start and goodbye to your glasses. We tell you some tips so that this does not happen again

State of the glasses

First let's check if the glasses you use Are the right ones o they are in ideal conditions to fit your eyes.

To do this, place the lenses in your eyes and press lightly, without putting on the rubber. If they stay a few seconds adjusted to your eyes without falling, you can continue with them. If they fall immediately, we advise you to look for others.

The placement of the rubber

Now we turn to look at the placement of the rubber. This should be approximately half of the head, that is, following the line of the eyes. If the rubber is double you can slightly separate it at the back of the head.

Correct placement of glasses

Hold glasses well

? Another tip for more support is to place first the glasses and then the cap, or if you use double cap, put the glasses between them.

How to enter the water?

Finally the most critical part, the entrance to the water. The cause of the glasses rising or falling when contacting the water is because the first contact is not made correctly.

You protect your head between your arms so that the contact with the water is first with the hands, "opening" a hole through which the arms will later enter while keeping the gaze down and the chin towards the chest.

For you to have a placement reference, we recommend that press your ears with your biceps and hold one hand on the other.

Practice, practice and practice

As you practice and obtain positive results in your head start, practice situations similar to triathlons, that is, running, with fatigue, jumping several at a time, from different heights, etc.

Remember that it is recommended to have professionals from the area to help you in your progression in training, and in these specific exercises make sure of the depth of the pool first.

Laura García Cervantes

Laura García Cervantes
Laura García Cervantes
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