Swimming
What is swimming? <ul><li>  Swimming is the action or activity of making progress unsupported through water using the arms...
<ul><li>What is a Swimming Stroke? </li></ul><ul><li>A swimming stroke is a method of moving the arms and legs to push aga...
<ul><li>Butterfly </li></ul><ul><li>Side Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Breaststroke </li></ul><ul><li>Backstroke </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>The most difficult and exhausting stroke.  </li></ul><ul><li>The body is in a prone position.  </li></ul><ul><li>I...
<ul><ul><li>Involves a forward underwater stroke with the body on one side and a scissors kick.  </li></ul></ul>Sidestroke
<ul><li>The body is in a prone position.  </li></ul><ul><li>Involves frog kicking alternates with a simultaneous movement ...
<ul><li>Involves alternate over-the-head arm strokes and a flutter kick in a supine position.  </li></ul><ul><li>When swim...
<ul><li>Front or Back  </li></ul><ul><li>The body is in a prone position.  </li></ul><ul><li>Involves alternating over arm...
Trudgen <ul><li>Involves alternate  </li></ul><ul><li>over arm strokes in a  </li></ul><ul><li>prone position, with a  </l...
Dog Paddle <ul><ul><li>One of the most simple strokes.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involves reaching forward with the arms...
Famous Male Swimmers <ul><li>Michael Phelps  -  USA - world record holder for 200 m butterfly LC, 200 m IM LC, 400 m IM LC...
Famous Female Swimmers <ul><li>Lisbeth Trickett  -  Australia - world record holder for 50 m freestyle LC, 100 m freestyle...
Materials used in competitive swimming; Swimming cap Swimming googles Body tights Ankle Holds Wrist holds
Olympic Swimming <ul><li>There are 10 lanes but 8 are used to swim in the Olympics so that there would be no one swimming ...
Long Distance Swimming <ul><li>Matthew Webb was the first person to swim across the English channel without any artificial...
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  1. 1. Swimming
  2. 2. What is swimming? <ul><li>  Swimming is the action or activity of making progress unsupported through water using the arms and legs, whether for pleasure, exercise, or sport. It is said that you burn 700 calories in an hour when swimming. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is a Swimming Stroke? </li></ul><ul><li>A swimming stroke is a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward. </li></ul>Swimming Strokes
  4. 4. <ul><li>Butterfly </li></ul><ul><li>Side Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Breaststroke </li></ul><ul><li>Backstroke </li></ul><ul><li>Crawl </li></ul><ul><li>Trudgen </li></ul><ul><li>Dog Paddle </li></ul><ul><li>Freestyle </li></ul>Types of Strokes
  5. 5. <ul><li>The most difficult and exhausting stroke. </li></ul><ul><li>The body is in a prone position. </li></ul><ul><li>Involves the dolphin kick with a windmill-like movement of both arms in unison. </li></ul>Butterfly Stroke
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Involves a forward underwater stroke with the body on one side and a scissors kick. </li></ul></ul>Sidestroke
  7. 7. <ul><li>The body is in a prone position. </li></ul><ul><li>Involves frog kicking alternates with a simultaneous movement of the arms from a point in front of the head to shoulder level. </li></ul>Breaststroke
  8. 8. <ul><li>Involves alternate over-the-head arm strokes and a flutter kick in a supine position. </li></ul><ul><li>When swimming competitively, only 15 meters can be spent underwater from the start or from each turn. </li></ul>Backstroke
  9. 9. <ul><li>Front or Back </li></ul><ul><li>The body is in a prone position. </li></ul><ul><li>Involves alternating over arm strokes and the flutter kick. </li></ul>Crawl
  10. 10. Trudgen <ul><li>Involves alternate </li></ul><ul><li>over arm strokes in a </li></ul><ul><li>prone position, with a </li></ul><ul><li>scissors kick and the </li></ul><ul><li>head remains on one </li></ul><ul><li>side. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Dog Paddle <ul><ul><li>One of the most simple strokes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involves reaching forward with the arms underwater and using a modified flutter kick. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freestyle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swimming where any stroke is used. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When swimming competitively, only 15 meters can be spent underwater from the start or from each turn. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Famous Male Swimmers <ul><li>Michael Phelps - USA - world record holder for 200 m butterfly LC, 200 m IM LC, 400 m IM LC, 4×100 m freestyle relay LC,4×200 m freestyle relay LC, 4×100 m medley relay LC </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan Lotche - USA - world record holder for 200 m backstroke LC,4×200 m freestyle relay LC,100 m backstroke SC, 100 m IM SC,200 m IM SC,4×100 m freestyle relay SC </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Hackett - Australia - world record holder for 800 m freestyle LC, 1500 m freestyle LC, 400 m freestyle SC, 800 m freestyle SC,1500 m freestyle SC, 4×200 m freestyle relay SC </li></ul>
  13. 13. Famous Female Swimmers <ul><li>Lisbeth Trickett - Australia - world record holder for 50 m freestyle LC, 100 m freestyle LC, 4×100 m medley relay LC, 100 m freestyle SC, 200 m freestyle SC, 100 m butterfly SC </li></ul><ul><li>Kirsty Coventry - Zimbabwe - world record holder for 100 m backstroke LC, 200 m backstroke LC 200 m backstroke SC, 200 m IM SC,400 m IM SC </li></ul><ul><li>Leisel Jones - Australia - world record holder for 100 m breaststroke LC, 4×100 m medley relay LC, 100 m breaststroke SC, 200 m breaststroke SC </li></ul>
  14. 14. Materials used in competitive swimming; Swimming cap Swimming googles Body tights Ankle Holds Wrist holds
  15. 15. Olympic Swimming <ul><li>There are 10 lanes but 8 are used to swim in the Olympics so that there would be no one swimming near the wall. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Long Distance Swimming <ul><li>Matthew Webb was the first person to swim across the English channel without any artificial aid. His time was 21 hours and 45 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>The first woman to swim the English Channel was 19-year old American Gertrude Ederle. On 6 August 1926 she crossed the English Channel in 14 hours and 31 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Delage was the first person to swim across the Atlantic Ocean with the help of a kick board. </li></ul><ul><li>Benoît Lecomte was the first man to swim across the Atlantic without a kick board in 1998. </li></ul>
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