Breathing Technique

Swimming Butterfly – How to Breathe

Breathing In While swimming butterfly, breathing is initiated by kicking a little bit harder during the second dolphin kick. Look downward and slightly forward while breathing in. 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 the water …

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Swimming Backstroke – Breathing Technique and Tips

Swimming backstroke poses a few challenges for 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. Breathing in backstroke poses a few challenges. Keeping Your Face Above Water To keep your face above the water surface, …

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Breathing While Swimming: Basic Tips and Exercises

This article describes a few basic tips and drills you can use to become familiar with the proper breathing technique used while swimming. This is useful because when you take up swimming, learning proper breathing technique is often one of the significant challenges one faces besides learning how to float. Blowing bubbles underwater is a …

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8 Drills to Learn Breathing in the Front Crawl / Freestyle Stroke

Breathing issues are pretty common while learning the front crawl stroke. Breathing properly in front crawl requires practice. Even though experienced swimmers make it look easy, there are a few hurdles to overcome to breathe seamlessly in the front crawl stroke. For example, you need to synchronize breathing with the arm and leg movements, as …

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