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Navigationally challenged

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adjective - Navigationally-challenged or directionally-challenged describes the inability to swim straight in an open body of water. This can be caused by to number of factors including an imbalance in one's swimming stroke, a suboptimal positioning of one's head, a lack of a straight hand path in the arm stroke, a cross-over kick, adverse currents, waves or wind, or a breathing pattern that leads to a lack of streamlined or balanced body position.


The newcomers were all navigationally-challenged, especially when they swam in the low-light conditions of the pre-dawn.


directionally-challenged, off-kilter

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