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...
Breaststroke Technique: Head and Body Positions

Breaststroke Technique: Head and Body Positions

When swimming breaststroke, it is important to properly position your head and body because it allows you to swim efficiently and also protects your neck from overuse injuries. That’s what we’ll discuss in the following article. Swimming Breaststroke with...
Swimming Breaststroke – Arm Movements and Technique

Swimming Breaststroke – Arm Movements and Technique

This article explains the movements and technique of the arms while swimming breaststroke. Knowing how to properly move your arms is important if you want to achieve an efficient breaststroke. The following video nicely explains the breaststroke arm movements: As you...
Swimming Backstroke – Arm Technique and Movements

Swimming Backstroke – Arm Technique and Movements

This article explains the different phases of the backstroke arm movements in detail. Backstroke Video At first, we will look at a video of Ryan Lochte swimming backstroke: Arm Stroke Phases The arm stroke cycle of the backstroke can be divided into the following...
Swimming Backstroke – Breathing Technique and Tips

Swimming Backstroke – Breathing Technique and Tips

Swimming backstroke poses a few challenges in terms of breathing. You have to keep your face above water to breathe and splashing water can be a problem. But these difficulties can be overcome. This article explains how. Keeping Your Face Above Water To keep your face...
How to Swim Freestyle – Arm Technique and Movements

How to Swim Freestyle – Arm Technique and Movements

This article explains how to swim freestyle with correct arm stroke movements. In fact, the arm stroke accounts for as much as 90% of the propulsion in the freestyle stroke, while the flutter kick only accounts for 10%. So using proper swimming technique is important....

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