How come that person is so much faster at kicking than I am, I hear you say, you always kick hard but for some reason you are not that fast.
Lets take a look at some things you can do when you are practising that will help.
Its important to start each stroke with the correct hand entry, this first part of the stroke defines all of what then happens in the stroke. If you get the right entry and you will catch the water correctly. If you enter the water wrong it then becomes more difficult to then recover.