A style of swimming on one's front, in which the arms are pushed forward and then swept back in a circular movement, while the legs are tucked in toward the body and then kicked out in a corresponding movement,
A style of swimming on one's front, in which the arms are pushed forward and then swept back in a circular movement, while the legs are tucked in toward the body and then kicked out in a corresponding movement
A race, typically of a specified length or kind, in which such a style of swimming is used
she won the 200 m breaststroke
swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg
a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
The breaststroke is a swimming style in which the swimmer is on his or her chest and the torso does not rotate. It is the most popular recreational style due to its stability and the ability to keep the head out of the water a large portion of the time. ...
One of the four competitive racing strokes characterized by the distinctive frog-like kick and undulating motion. The oldest of the four competitive strokes, it is performed in a front prone position with simultaneous and symmetrical leg kick and pull. ...
A stroke performed while body is kept on the breast and both shoulders in line with the waters surface. The arms shall move simultaneously and in the same horizontal plane. Hands shall be pushed forward together from the breast on, under, or over the surface of the water. ...
One of the 4 competitive racing strokes. Breaststroke is swam as the second stroke in the Medley Relay and the third stroke in the I.M. Racing distances are 50 yds/mtr, 100 yds/mtr, and 200 yds/mtr. (LSC's with 8-under divisions offer the 25 yd back)
(2h)[Bb], POs down, FOs away, make large circular motions horizontally, similar to SWIM, but with larger movement.
This is the most formalized of the strokes. On starts and turns, the swimmer may pull in any fashion that keeps the arms underwater at all times and is a simultaneous movement of both arms .The kick must sweep out, then end with a ‘frog kick” motion in a simultaneous movement of both legs. ...