by Justin Slade, 2020-03-08T18:40:34.000-07:00March 08 2020, at 06:40 PM PDTThe New Breaststroke
I love watching Adam Peaty and Lilly King do the swimming technique breaststroke . It is the new breaststroke. You might call it a high octane breaststroke, as it is a powerful swimming technique for the 50 and 100, primarily (Adam doesn’t even swim the 200 breast). This new breaststroke should be fast in both tempo and speed.
Having a fast stroke rate in breaststroke does not necessarily equate to having speed. It is pretty easy to spin your wheels in breaststroke and waste a ... [more]