Swimming Strokes

Freestyle Stroke: Overview and Swimming Technique

The freestyle stroke, also known as front crawl, is the fastest and most efficient of the competitive swimming strokes. This is why it is used in freestyle races and is also often the favorite stroke of experienced swimmers and triathletes. Freestyle is the fastest swim stroke. To swim freestyle, you assume a prone position in …

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Overview of Common Swimming Strokes / Styles

This article provides information about the four swimming strokes used in competitions, which are the front crawl or freestyle stroke, the breaststroke, the backstroke and the butterfly stroke. The swimming strokes used in competitions We also provide information about a few less-known swimming strokes, such as the elementary backstroke, the sidestroke, the trudgen and the …

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