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  • Front Crawl 101

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    A front crawl, commonly known as “free style”, is a swimming stroke that makes someone move forward through the water by alternating arms to push water back and by doing flutter kicks. The front crawl is essential in order to learn how to swim because, it is the basic swim stroke and the fastest to survive in the water. In order to survive in the water and achieve success, there are four major things that must be followed in order to be safe and fast. The four things are having a strong kick,

  • Different Forms For Swimming : The Importance Of Swimming

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    breaststroke, front crawl, freestyle, an individual medley, and a relay race. Swimming each stroke requires specific techniques, and in competition, there are specific regulations concerning the acceptable form for the different strokes. A front crawl calls for you to kick hard with your feet, while bringing your arms over your head and into the water one at a time. While the backstroke has many similarities to the front crawl, you float on your back, rather than propel your front through the water

  • Freestyle Swimming Is A Category For A Swim Competition

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    most common of all the styles. Mainly during freestyle races the front crawl technique was used because it was usually the fastest. Even though during a freestyle race, the racer can chose which style they want, It is not common to see the dog paddle or the sidestroke. Then besides the front crawl it is common to see breaststroke, butterfly, and the backstroke being used. But the styles have the most speed would be the front crawl or the australian, which are the most picks for any races and competitions

  • The Physics Of Swimming Is Science

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    Freestyle Stroke Essay Swimming is science. When a person swims, they are displacing water. In Ancient Greek times, a physicist named Archimedes discovered the principle of buoyancy. Archimedes Principle states that an object in gravity applies a force, or a buoyancy, to whatever it is surrounded in. When a person submerges him or herself in water, the water levels will rise. The density of a person or object determines if its floatation. If an object is more dense than the water, it will sink.

  • The Benefits Of Swimming As A Sport In History

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    sport and it benefited many people. When the sport first began there was very few races and there wasn’t many strokes or ways of swimming. As it developed in the 19th century there was only the “breaststroke” which was used by the British, and the “front crawl” which was mostly used by the Americans, West Africans, and Pacific Islanders. Swimming pools, not much later, were being built. When competitions began, it was only for men. The Olympics for swimming began near the end of the 19th century, 1896

  • Informative Speech On Swimming

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    Homework 8a speech 2 Luke Hightower 9-29-17 Attention Getter: Ladies and gentlemen my name is Luke Hightower and i am hear to talk to you about swimming now let's dive ring in to this speech. Credibility statement: Ever since the 6th grade i have been swimming competitively and sense starting this speech i have been doing alot of research on this topic so you can make your own opinion on if you should do swimming. Thesis: The reasons you should do swimming. Preview: To show the Counterpoints

  • My Sport Is Swimming

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    A sport I like the most is currently swimming. I don’t really know why I like it, but I enjoy the sport. I always liked water and I really enjoyed spending my time playing in the bath when I was a kid. I always liked to spend my time in the water, when the weather was capable. But I started with more «professional» practices when I was ten years old, and that is a little late compared to usual age you start your sport activities. Swimming is often an invidual sport, but it can also be team sport

  • Personal Writing Essay

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    about three seconds I caught the ledge, the shock of it distracted me I could not believe it. When the instructress went on to other people I tried again this time using different styles of swimming I was confident with diving and front stroke. At the end of the session I was pleased with myself and so were my friends. Three years after practicing and learning more and more I kept attending I never missed a session until finally the club moved to Walworth road, they

  • Persuasive Essay On Swimming

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    A person's cardiovascular system is a very important part of fitness and one's overall health. Here are a few of the best exercises; walking running, cycling, rowing, swimming. Research suggests at least 150 minutes per week, a minimum of 30 minutes per day, five times a day a week. A few exercises that are best are, climbing, playing sports, and running is also some of the most common and affordable. At least 25 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity at least or a combination of moderate and aerobic

  • The Swimming Event Of Doom

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    In the past, when people asked me what my biggest fear is I would often lie and say I was deadly afraid of spiders or the dark. But, there was actually a real fear which I obtained. It was the 200 IM, a swimming event which consists of 50 yard of butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. Every swimmer has that one event which the dread or wish didn 't exist. For different swimmers, this “Event of Doom” may vary from the 500 yard freestyle or the 200 yard butterfly. For some there may be

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