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"Angus B. Grieve-Smith" |
Date: Mon Apr 17, 2000 2:08 pm
Subject: Re: Questions About Writing Depth
On Sat, 15 Apr 2000, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> What is a breast stroke?
The way I learned it, your hands start down near the bottom of
your ribs and brush the body as they extend forward as far as they can
go. They then move out to the sides and back down, pushing you
forward through the water and completing the circle. The elbows are bent
when moving the hands forward past the body, and extended for the rest of
> 1. Do the circles for the arms occur that far from the chest? - Are
> they very very far from the chest when the circles happen?
I didn't learn it with any circling movement at the end of the
extension; the movement is a single, smooth circle repeated until you get
to the end of the pool. Is that the way that Danny is describing it,
> 2. Do both arms move at the same time in a breast stroke?
-Angus B. Grieve-Smith
University of New Mexico