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Learn to butterfly like a pro
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Butterfly
Step one

This is for those of you who are now able to swim at least one length of butterfly without stopping.

The dolphin-like motion of the body through the water is known as undulation.

It's good for the stroke but you need to control it.

Keep the hips moving up and down with the kick and stretch the arms forward as you put them in the water.

This will stop you diving too deep. Try and keep the dolphin motion going but keep it close to the surface.

More power in the legs

You should be able to keep a good regular kicking action going all of the time.

Now try and put some extra power into it by whipping the legs downwards each time you kick.

Each kick should finish with the legs straight.





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