Front Crawl

Learn to Swim Front Crawl / Freestyle: Flutter Kick Drills

Being able to do the flutter kick is an important prerequisite for learning the front crawl / freestyle stroke. The following article explains the movements of the flutter kick, and also proposes a few exercises to learn this technique (video included). How to Flutter Kick 1) Let’s imagine that you are floating in the water …

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Front Crawl / Freestyle Swimming Technique: The Flutter Kick

The flutter kick is a simple and efficient kick used in the front crawl/freestyle stroke, but also in the backstroke. Both legs are kept parallel, fairly straight, and quickly flutter up and down with toes pointed. This article explains the technique of the flutter kick as it is used in the front crawl stroke. We also discuss the …

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Freestyle Stroke: Overview and Swimming Technique

The freestyle stroke, also known as front crawl, is the fastest and most efficient of the swimming strokes used in competition. This is why it is used in freestyle races and is also often the favorite stroke for experienced swimmers and triathletes. Freestyle Swimming Technique In the next section, we will describe the swimming technique …

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