Breaststroke - Heel Touch Kick

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Sep 03, 2014 01:07PM

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.


Breaststroke - Flip Turns With No Pushoff

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Aug 06, 2014 08:00AM

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.


Breaststroke - Sneaky Extension Practice

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Jul 30, 2014 06:00AM

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.


Breaststroke - Back Throw Extension

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Apr 30, 2014 12:11PM

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.


Breaststroke - Flutter Kick

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Mar 12, 2014 08:01AM

Helping swimmers develop faster hands out front, sometimes starts at the back.


Breaststroke - Sweep in to Air

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Feb 19, 2014 08:00AM

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?


Breaststroke - Kick with a Board

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Jan 28, 2014 02:04PM

We love using a board when kicking breaststroke, but using proper form matters even when doing this standard part of workout.


Main Set Monday - Breaststroke Adaptation

By Glenn Mills to Gold (Advanced) | Jan 27, 2014 04:55PM

Here's a set that will challenge your breaststrokers to learn their stroke.


Swimming Set of the Week - December 31, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jan 07, 2014 03:39PM

Ending the year with a breaststroke set of the week :)


Breaststroke - 4-Stroke Free Breast

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | Dec 31, 2013 12:01AM

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.


Turns - Stretch Cord Turns

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Dec 17, 2013 06:00PM

Here's a fun way to learn to tuck into your butterfly and breaststroke turns better.


Main Set Monday - Learning Great Breaststroke with Freestyle

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Nov 19, 2013 01:51PM

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.


Main Set Monday - Breaststroke Extension

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Nov 04, 2013 01:49PM

We created a short sequence that got the swimmers thinking of the correct front half of the body for breaststroke extension.

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