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sufficient to keep the head high out of water. If de-
sired, the hands may be employed to push down on the
 Lie on side,
one hand lower than other; execute deep knee bend
with legs, knees together.
 Thrust legs backward and apart, then close them fully ex-
tended. At same time thrust lower arm forward and upward and
upper hand downward and backward across body.
 Pull lower arm back in under chest and carry upper arm for-
ward until position  is reached. Legs return to deep knee bend.
Figure 6. Side stroke most useful for carrying or towing; swim on
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