QUESTION: Hi Gary I am a swimming teacher and also the parent of a keen swimming son. I have recently started reading your book swimming for parents which I am finding very interesting. I have a 10 year old student who is struggling with breaststroke. She is an excellent freestyle and backstroke swimmer, but when […]
Tag Archives | breastroke kick
What is the best knee width in Breaststroke?
By Gary on November 24, 2017 in Breaststroke
QUESTION: Hi Gary, My daughter is 12 years and has recently begun competitive swimming. My question is what is the optimum knee width for breaststroke? Thx Lamar ANSWER: Hi Lamar, In breaststroke, the knees will come apart to a width slightly wider than the shoulders as the legs are recovering and preparing to kick backwards. […]