When National Team Member Brendan McHugh thinks about going FAST… he makes sure he focuses on the initial connection with … READ
If you’re still searching for the ideal breaststroke pull, and most everyone should be, don’t be afraid to go to … READ
If you’re working on creating a clean breaststroke, sometimes you have to start at the end. Why do it: Cleaning … READ
If you want to build a great long course breaststroke, but only swim in a short course pool, here’s a … READ
What’s old is new again. ┬áBack in the “old days,” breaststrokers had to keep the legs firm, rigid, and straight … READ
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.