frog kick


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frog kick

n.
A swimming kick used in the breaststroke in which the knees are drawn up close to the hips and the feet are thrust outward and backward so that the legs come together when fully extended.
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frog kick

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of kick used in swimming, as in the breast stroke, in which the legs are simultaneously drawn towards the body and bent at the knees with the feet together, straightened out with the legs apart, and then brought together again quickly
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frog′ kick`


n.
Swimming.
a type of kick in which the legs are bent at the knees, extended outward, and then brought together forcefully.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frog kick - a swimming kickfrog kick - a swimming kick; knees are drawn upward and outward so the legs can be brought together when fully extended
breaststroke - a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
swimming kick - a movement of the legs in swimming
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Breaststroke: Arms move simultaneously under the water horizontally, with legs doing a frog kick
Do you experience any pain with kicking during your swims, particularly with a frog kick?
One of the Cavills supposedly describes it as "crawling through water." Hence the name "Australian crawl," which today is more commonly known as "freestyle." Until that point, the fastest stroke had been the "trudgen," which combined the overhand motion with the existing frog kick associated with the breast stroke.