Freestyle and Breaststroke Open Turns!
In swimming, a turn is a reversal of direction of travel by a swimmer. A turn is typically performed when a swimmer reaches the end of a swimming pool but still has one or more remaining pool lengths to swim. Practicing the proper Freestyle and Breaststroke Open turns and incorporating them into each swim will greatly increase a swimmers endurance and speed.
1. The Freestyle Open Turn
2. The Breaststroke Open Turn
3. Mastering Turns and Using the Pace Clock
- Practice a variety of techniques with freestyle and breaststroke to allow students to gain comfort with swimming the strokes with turns and keeping pace with the clock.