Swimming Butterfly – How to Breathe

Swimming Butterfly – How to Breathe

Inhaling While swimming butterfly, breathing is initiated by kicking a little bit harder during the second dolphin kick. This makes your upper body rise a little bit higher above the water surface during the body undulation. Inhaling occurs as soon as the mouth clears...
Learn to Swim Butterfly: Head-Lead Body Dolphin Drill

Learn to Swim Butterfly: Head-Lead Body Dolphin Drill

Head-Lead Body Dolphin is a fundamental drill to learn how to swim butterfly. It lets you practice the body undulation and dolphin kick. The video below shows this swimming drill: Because you don’t use your arms, you have to use body undulation and dolphin kicks...
Learn to Swim Butterfly: Easy Butterfly Drill

Learn to Swim Butterfly: Easy Butterfly Drill

Easy Butterfly is the final drill in our series of swimming drills to learn to swim butterfly. The video below shows this drill: As you can see above, the Easy Butterfly drill is uncomplicated: you do a few butterfly stroke cycles at the beginning of a length, then...
Learn to Swim Butterfly: Body Dolphin Butterfly Drill

Learn to Swim Butterfly: Body Dolphin Butterfly Drill

Body-Dolphin Butterfly is the next one of our drills to learn how to swim butterfly. It allows you to prevent fatigue and focus on technique. Watch the following video of Body-Dolphin Butterfly: In the previous drill, Hip-Delay Butterfly, you added a few body dolphins...
Learn to Swim Butterfly: Hip-Delay Butterfly Drill

Learn to Swim Butterfly: Hip-Delay Butterfly Drill

Hip-Delay Butterfly is the next one of our drills to learn how to swim butterfly. The previous drill in this series was Slide to the Corners. Hip-Delay Butterfly teaches you the movements and the timing of the butterfly arm recovery. Once you have mastered this drill,...
Learn to Swim Butterfly: Stoneskipper Drill

Learn to Swim Butterfly: Stoneskipper Drill

Stoneskipper is a drill to learn to swim butterfly. It comes after Slide to the Corners in our series of butterfly stroke drills. Here’s a video showing this drill: Stoneskipper lets you practice both the underwater arm sweep and the correct timing for...

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