BY LISA WEMHOFF//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT
The pull and the kick are very important aspects of breaststroke. However, there is a part of the stroke that often gets overlooked: the body line.
The best breaststrokers in the world don’t win the race because of their super strong pull or kick. Their ability to hit a solid line between every stroke helps them keep their speed throughout the race.
Check out some of these photos illustrating each athlete hitting a very strict body line:
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