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Might seems obvious but for some swimmers- even experienced swimmers- the art of capping their own head behooves them. Every swimmer needs to know how to put on a cap on their own!
If you have long or thick hair- tie it back into a bun or ponytail( if you can.)
Wet cap. I find this helps me get cap over my long hair the easiest.
Give the cap a good stretch without damaging it. Don't use your fingernails!
Bend head slightly forward and place the inside of the cap over your forehead.
Pull cap over your head.
Adjust front or over your ears if necessary.
Every competitive swimmer should wear a cap at practice and at meets. Why?
-It Protects your hair from the chemicals in the pool.
-Caps like Hammer Head Caps are designed to protect your head- so for some swimmers it is a safety issue.
-They help swimmers be aerodynamic in the water.
More importantly- it is just another part of the equipment elite swimmes use to improve.
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