Scary Halloween set for breaststrokers this week.
While we've spent years focusing on a narrow breaststroke kick, we can't forget that we need to make sure the feet are connecting correctly no matter where the push initiates.
Nearly 7 years ago, we published a drill that showed breaststrokers using flip turns and no underwater pull to better simulate long course training in a short course pool. Here's another level to that.
One of the most important aspects of a great breaststroke will be the extended position underwater. Here's a little bit of a sneaky way to get your swimmers to practice this.
This drill uses fins, and focuses on two specific aspects of an updated breaststroke technique, using your back to get you into extension better, and diving forward into a shallow bodyline.
Helping swimmers develop faster hands out front, sometimes starts at the back.
This week's drill is really about a question: Do you go to air in breaststroke when the hands are sweeping out, or when the hands are sweeping in?
We love using a board when kicking breaststroke, but using proper form matters even when doing this standard part of workout.
Here's a set that will challenge your breaststrokers to learn their stroke.
Getting into the groove of a flowing breaststroke isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Mixing up the strokes sometimes gives you an advantage toward this, if only for a few strokes.
Here's a fun way to learn to tuck into your butterfly and breaststroke turns better.
When starting the practice yesterday, the goal was to teach the masters swimmers to be better breaststrokers, while at the same time, give them a practice most of them enjoyed from a fitness standpoint.