Comparative Study of Learning Breaststroke Swimming Techniques Using Multi Media and Conventional Method

  •  Syahrastani Syahrastani    


The purpose of this article is to find out the difference of learning breaststrokes swimming technique between students taught using multimedia and those taught using the conventional method ie images. This is an experimental research using randomized pretest-post test design. A sample of 22 equivalent ability students were chosen randomly, and divided into 2 groups; one group is taught by using multimedia and the other group using images. Key criteria in learning breaststroke swimming techniques such as: body position, hand movement, leg movement, breathing, and coordination were evaluated. Data were analysis using t-test with the significance level set at ? < 0.05. Result shows that there are differences in learning breaststrokes swimming technique between the student taught by multimedia and taught by image media. The score of the group taught using structured multimedia is 416.55, and the score of the group taught by using image media is 378.73. The conclusion is the group of student gained higher score if taught by structured multimedia compared to being taught by image media.

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