Stroke rate for breaststroke is quite variable, particularly for the 200. Regardless, the speed at which the legs are drawn forward and push backward to provide propulsion is critical.
“The best streamline swimming position has become a center for controversy in swimming…”
Olympic Gold Medalist Roland Schoeman has developed one of the fastest dolphin kicks in the world. The dolphin kick has become so important in the sport of swimming, now being used in all four strokes, that it is commonly referred to as the ‘fifth stroke’.
Getting off to a good start is one of the most important parts of the swimming race. The shorter the race, the more important the start becomes.