front crawl


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front crawl


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Arms reach forward alternately and pull back through the water; legs use the flutter kick.
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Noun1.front crawl - a swimming strokefront crawl - a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
swimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
flutter kick - a swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees
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2013) reported that elite front crawl swimmers are more symmetrical than their sub-elite counterparts (13 N vs.
We are learning really quickly, and lots of us are already able to swim backstroke as well as front crawl.
The first two named repeated this success in the finals, with Ross and Threadgold victorious in the backstroke and front crawl respectively.
Health and beauty editor Lynne Hyland says: 'Swimming is literally the only sport I'm halfway decent at, but these days my swim "work out" consists of breast stroke, front crawl, and repeat - until I decide I'm allowed to get out and have a nice coffee and biscuit in the cafe.
At 13, he was the country's third fastest front crawl swimmer for his age thanks to hours of training at Moseley Baths.
The teen clearly has a splashing time as he lies down in the floods and does a front crawl to the amusement of friends.
He then takes a run into the floodwater under a bridge in the Cathays area of the city and launches into a front crawl.
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The competition saw participants compete against 160 swimmers, representing 14 Clubs around the region in individual 50m sprint events in breaststroke, backstroke, front crawl and butterfly.
I took lessons in how to front crawl and now it's a strong part of my game.
6 Stand with your legs apart and make lots of wide and small circles with your arms and hands, going over your head, in front of your chest, then doing swimming strokes - front crawl, back stokes.

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