The Combat Swimmer Stroke is a relaxing and super efficient swim stroke that is an updated version of the traditional sidestroke. Actually, the CSS is a mix of sidestroke, freestyle and breaststroke in the following ways:
The top arm pull of the CSS is the same as arm pulls in freestyle.
Breathing after the top arm pulls in the CSS is the same as in freestyle.
The bottom arm pull is the same as the breaststroke arm pull
The overall look is the same as side stroke in the CSS since you are on your side and kicking using the scissor kick.
Put this mix all together and you have the Combat Swimmer Stroke in this sequence:
Top arm pull, bottom arm pull-breathe, kick- recover arms overhead, glide…