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    Useful terminology for new swimmers

  • Stroke Abbreviations                         

  • FC = Front Crawl

  • FLY = Butterfly

  • BK = Backstroke

  • BR = Breaststroke

  • IM = Individual Medley

  • Form = Best Stroke (Not FC)

  • K = Kick

  • P = Pull

  • S = Swim

  • D = Drill

  • CH = Choice

  • Training Terms​

  • Build - Swimming faster by the end of the set or repetition

  • Best Average - Swimming as fast as possible maintaining the same speed on every repetition within a set 

  • Descend - Swimming faster by time over the duration of a set or repetition

  • Ascend - Swimming slower by time over the duration of a set or repetition

  • Negative Split - Swimming faster on the second half of an individual

  • Aerobic Training - Swimming moderate over a long period of time

  • Anaerobic Training - High intensity swimming that produces lactic Acid

  • "on the top" - leaving on the :00

  • "on the bottom" - leaving on the :30

  • Streamline - Fundamental body position in swimming

  • Dps - Distance per stroke

  • Stroke count - number of strokes you take in one length of the pool

 

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