butterfly stroke

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a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down

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Reynolds begins her article by discussing the butterfly stroke.
The championship will include a number of games, namely, futsal, volleyball, table tennis, court tennis and swimming including 250m backstroke, 100 backstroke, 50m breaststroke, 100 breaststroke, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200 freestyle, 50m butterfly stroke, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 400x100m freestyle relay, track and field including 100m , 200m , 400m, 800m, 1500m, 400x100m relay, long jump, high jump, and spear throwing, in addition to, cross-country race at the university campus for 12km.
He also showed off an impressive butterfly stroke during a brisk swim in a nearby lake in the mountains of Siberia's Tyva region.
CUTLINE: (1) Katie MacDonnell of Uxbridge, a standout in the MAG swim team that practices in Northbridge, doing the butterfly stroke, above, and, (2) below right, holding a citation of her own and a photo of her mentor and friend, Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel.
He has also mastered, what is known as the butterfly stroke - which looks like a form of drowning while suffering a seizure, with legs and arms flying all over the place.
Butterfly stroke specialist Michael Rock, 21, from Allerton, said: "This is a great moment for the city and can only help bring more children to the sport.
The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between the intra-cycle variation of the horizontal velocity of displacement of the center of mass (dV), the hand's and feet's velocity, as well as, to identify the variables that most predict the dV's, in butterfly stroke.
Techniques for breaststroke and backstroke, and an introduction to butterfly stroke.
Monty Panesar must avoid getting socked all over the place in the Ashes, David Walliams needs to swim the Channel again, only this time sticking to butterfly stroke, and Steven Gerrard will have to score from his own penalty box.
Barney: A Long Night's Journey Into Day: The Odyssey of the Butterfly Stroke in International Swimming * Carson Cunningham: Basketball Bedlam in Barcelona: The Dream Team, a Reflection of the Globe's 'New Order' * Celia M.
The butterfly stroke is named for the way the swimmer extends and pulls his arms through the water again and again; it looks a little like a butterfly fluttering through the air--with splashing.
Over at the swimming pool, diminutive Lynn Higa, 32, of Monterey Park prepared to swim the 100-yard freestyle, 50-yard backstroke and the butterfly stroke.
Her project was a butterfly stroke swimming aid, which as a swimming instructor herself she is sure to get good use out of.
Then she taught her how to roll over on her back and do a butterfly stroke.