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. 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 and the arms start their recovery forward. To …

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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. Keeping Your Face Above Water To keep your face above the water surface, you need good balance. This means you …

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Breathing While Swimming: Basic Tips and Exercises

This article discusses a few basic tips and exercises that you can use to become familiar with the breathing technique used while swimming. This is important because controlling your breath is one of the big challenges that you have to overcome when you start swimming. Once you have good breathing control and have also learned …

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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. 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 you can only inhale at specific moments …

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