Definition of Frog kick

1. Noun. A swimming kick; knees are drawn upward and outward so the legs can be brought together when fully extended.

Group relationships: Breaststroke
Generic synonyms: Swimming Kick



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frog Kick

frockless
frocks
froe
froes
frog
frog's-bit
frog's-bit family
frog's lettuce
frog-leg lateral projection
frog-march
frog and toad
frog face
frog hair
frog hairs
frog in one's throat
frog kick (current term)
frog legs
frog march
frog marched
frog marches
frog marching
frog orchid
frog view
frogbit
frogbit family
frogbits
frogeye
frogeyed
frogeyes
frogfish

Literary usage of Frog kick

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1. At Home in the Water: Swimming, Diving, Life Saving, Water Sports, Natatoriums by George Hebden Corsan (1914)
"... favorite stroke for long distance swimming. Teaching the frog kick on hick, first position.—Come to this position gently; do not jerk your legs apart. ..."

2. How to Swim by Annette Kellermann (1918)
"This complete movement is known as the frog-kick. ... Keep at these two exercises—the breast-stroke and the frog-kick—until you have mastered them perfectly ..."

3. Brain and Personality: Or, the Physical Relations of the Brain to the Mind by William Hanna Thomson (1906)
"... and thus free the cord from the control of these higher centers, and the slightest tickling of the skin will then make the frog kick actively. ..."

4. Habit and Intelligence: A Series of Essays on the Laws of Life and Mind by Joseph John Murphy (1879)
"In Helmholtz's experiment men- tinned above, also, and in the well-known experiment of making the cut-off legs of a frog kick by means of an electric ..."

5. Mass Physical Training for Use in the Army and the Reserve Officers by Joseph Edward Raycroft (1920)
"The legs execute the frog kick, the recovery being made on (2) and the stroke on (3) as in the breast stroke. Only one leg stroke can be practiced at a time ..."

6. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"... only describes the frog kick, he says ' The frog presents the most perfect example for human swimming.' 'The author has, perhaps, .exercised as much in ..."

7. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"Bennet only describes the frog kick, he says ' The frog presents the most perfect example for human swimming.' 'The author has, perhaps, exercised as much ..."

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