Swimming technique testing system              by prof. Rein Haljand
swimmer Quality control of  BREASTSTROKE START  technique
 
         
 
           
  1. REACTION & PREFLEXION  PHASE        
x · Body position.      
x · Movement of hip      
x · Reaction time from start signal to beginning push-off      
x · Preflexion of  knees      
  2. PUSHING PHASE      
 
x · Transfer impulsive pushing forces        
x · Timing of arms action      
x · Head speed forward      
x · Body position at the end of push  
 
 
x · The duration of pushing action       
  3. FLIGHT PHASE      
 
x · Hip position during flight       
x · Legs action ( rise up before entry)      
x · Arms action ( stright forward)      
x · Flight speed      
x ·The length of head entry      
  4. ENTRY & GLIDE PHASE    
 
 
x · Head position during entry (between arms)      
x · Body and legs position during entry (without splashing )      
x · Forward speed of hands during entry (max)      
x · Forward speed  during first glide      
x · Body , head and arm position  for  the glide      
x · Duration of first glide and timing of pull (relatively  short)      
  5. LONG PULL PHASE        
x · Forward speed of pulling.(same as gliding speed)  
 
 
x · The action of the arms   (good acceleration)      
x · Leg action of legs  ( keep legs straight)      
x · Body and head position during long pull (flat, streamlined)      
  6. SECOND GLIDING  PHASE        
x · Body position (streamlined)    
 
x · Forward speed of gliding (same as pulling speed)  
 
 
  7.  ARM RECOVERY & LEG BENDING PHASE        
x · Arms action ( close to body, with small resistance)      
x · Legs action ( first bending knees, then from hips, knees wide, feet close)    
x ·Timing of the leg bending with arms recovery (when arms are shoulder line)    
x · Forward speed of arms and legs recovery  (not too low)  
 
 
   8. FIRST KICK & PULLOUT PHASE        
x · Position the body for underwater pullout cycle      
x · Timing of kick and pull (short gliding between)      
x · Body position  on the surface at  the end of the pullout (flat,high)      
x · Forward speed of pullout cycle  (high)  
 
 
  9. SWIMMING AFTER START        
x · Forward speed af swimming after pullout(high as pullout)      
         
         
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