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Old 03-10-2011
324 324 is offline
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Does anybody know any drills for breastroke?
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Old 03-12-2011
Richardsk Richardsk is offline
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Breaststroke arms and fly legs : focus on correct arm action, head position and wave motion with body

Two kicks one pull

Mini pull - as small as possible so as to get to streamline as quickly as possible

Minimum strokes per length - see how long you can hold your glide. I have met people who can do a 25m length in three or four strokes. My best is six. Any tiny lack of balance or symmetry will show up as you slow down

Maximum strokes per length - try out your racing stroke and try to retain form

No doubt there are dozens of others.
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Old 03-15-2011
CoachBobM CoachBobM is offline
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In addition to the drills Richard mentioned, I also like to practice my breast kick while on my back. It's a way to experiment with maximizing propulsion from the kick without having to deal with breathing.

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