Gary Barclay talks about corrent leg recovery in breaststroke and how an incorrect recovery will cause alot of drag. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay. And I’m going to have a look today at one of the most common problems with breaststroke, and in particular the breaststroke kick, and that is the poor leg recovery, where the […]
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Gary Barclay explains when to breathe when swimming Breaststroke. Hi I’m Gary and we’re going to have a look at breaststroke, and in particular breathing in breaststroke. One of the most common problems in breaststroke is where swimmers breathe too light, and that causes all sorts of concerns with their timing. In regards to the […]
Gary Barclay explains the correct position of the hand when entering in backstroke. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and today I’m going to talk to you in regards to the position of the hand on entry of the backstroke. Now the actual hand itself when it enters the water, you need to make sure that the […]
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Hi. I am a 60 year old man who wants to train to swim 1.76 miles in 7 months. I have been swimming 3 times a week for a few weeks now. I am swimming 1/2 mile each time using the breast stroke and the crawl. I swim nonstop until I have reached my limit. […]
Breaststroke has little relationship to freestyle, backstroke or butterfly. In breaststroke, the limbs work simultaneously and symmetrically, not alternately like the other three competitive strokes. Unlike the other strokes, there is also no above water recovery of the arms. To swim breaststroke efficiently and fast swimmers must firstly use correct technique. Correct breaststroke technique includes: starting each […]