Splash! Improving swim skills & drills, part 2: the backstroke, breaststroke & butterfly by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, CDE, RCEP, FACSM, and Nebojsa Bikic
By addressing common mistakes in technique, swimmers of all ages can enhance their skills to produce safer, smoother and more effective strokes that improve swimming performance. Part 1 of this article explored common errors and corrective drills for the freestyle stroke, or front crawl. In part 2, we’ll tackle the “3 Bs” of swimming strokes: the backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.