Breaststroke requires a level of skill and coordination that’s challenging to master. To swim fast, you have to balance power with ease, gliding through the water in the most streamlined, efficient way possible. We’re breaking down 6 key elements of breaststroke technique to help you swim faster with less effort, whether you are just learning the stroke or you’re more advanced and want to take a couple tenths off your best time!
You feel it the moment you enter the water. Your heart pounds, your muscles contract, your lungs tighten up! Fortunately, that feeling doesn’t last for long. A few minutes later, you’ve moved beyond that initial shock (and temperature change) and float into a world where swimming freestyle is almost as comfortable as walking. Water is
We've put together all our experience and the best from the internet and created a comprehensive guide to how to improve your freestyle swimming. BODY POSITION- the holy grail 1, Don’t drag. This is the most important element in swimming. Think of your body as a boat, and your arms and legs as the oars / propulsion.
Olympic swimmers need to ignore their intuition when it comes to the best ways to propel themselves through the water to glory. Scientists have made several discoveries about the mechanics of swimming since the last summer Games, refuting seemingly obvious assumptions.