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Old 01-09-2011
324 324 is offline
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Default Breastroke Dive

Hi,
Does anybody know how to do the proper breastroke dive.
Though I don't mean how you just dive.
Like if you do any pull outs or stuff like that.

Thankyou,
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Old 01-09-2011
Richardsk Richardsk is offline
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Hi 324

Orthodox thinking says you should dive a little deeper than for freestyle then after a brief pause start your pull down with dolphin kick (which must start after the pulldown has begun). Then you are allowed a single breaststroke kick and your head must break the surface before your arms begin the insweep.

Here's a link to the FINA rules

http://www.fina.org/project/index.ph...Itemid=119#sw7
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