What kind of line do you carry into the water from your start, and how does your bodyline ultimately impact just how far you have to “swim”?

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.

Over a decade ago as we were starting the Drill of the Week, we published a drill called Shoulder Pop. It’s great that’s still so valid, and here’s some advanced views on that.

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.