What are the different strokes in swimming?

asked Mar 11 in News/ Miscellaneous by arjun (171 points)
Need to know the different strokes in swimming
What is the difference between each stroke

1 Answer

answered Mar 21 by Muralidhar (225 points)

The different strokes in swimming are as follows,

  • Freestyle 
  • Breaststroke
  • Butterfly stroke
  • Backstroke
  • Sidestroke
Freestyle 
The preferred stroke among the swimmers. The fastest stroke among all the styles.
it is more likely front crawl with alternate arm movements and breath above water
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Breaststroke
Breaststroke is one of the popular swim strokes. it helps the beginners to easily keep their head up and escape from breathing issues. Beginners can easily learn this stroke. the arms follow a circular motion under the water and keeping the head down with the legs kicked underwater. Breaststroke is the slowest of the competitive strokes 
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Butterfly stroke
It is like a wave like a body motion with breath above water.  The butterfly stroke has a precise arm stroke and is considered as the second fastest stroke after freestyle. The Butterfly stroke is hard to learn and is very exhausting.
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Backstroke
This stroke utilizes circular arm movements and kicks with breath above water. This stroke helps to relieve pain in the back
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Sidestroke
The side stroke is an old, method of swimming that is not performed in the competitions 
Its used by lifeguards. The stroke involves keeping the head up and moving the hands and legs to progress forward keeping the head up.
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