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Kickboards
Made from EVA foam, Kickboards are another popular training device.

Like floats, they allow the swimmer to develop his or her kicking action.

Some young swimmers tend to have much stronger arms. Kickboards give the swimming coach the chance to develop the kicking action, which can often be uncoordinated.

But they are also used at the highest level to refine the kicking action of elite swimmers, as well as strengthening their legs and ankles.





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