Ever wondered what you’re aiming for? What does correct technique look like for freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly? Check out these swimming moves!
This is the fastest of the 4 strokes, where both the arms and legs work alternately with breathing to the side.
The stroke is swum on the back allowing the swimmer to breath as required, with the arms and legs working alternately.
This is the slowest of the 4 strokes. It follows a frog like action with both the arms and legs working simultaneously and symmetrically.
This stroke follows a dolphin like action with the body. Both arms and legs are simultaneous with arms pulling under the body recovering over the water.
Duncan Scott - Olympic and Commonwealth Games Swimmer.
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