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The problem: popping up to get a breath
Common Breaststroke Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Mistake #6: Breathing Mistakes
The problem: popping up or back to get a breath
The fix: positioning
To fix popping up for a breath, it helps to get in the water and guide the swimmer’s head through the breath. Here I’m creating a slight forward lean and guiding the body forward.
With her head in line with her spine, I want her to be looking at a downward angle toward the water.