Backstroke Swimming Drills – Slide and Glide Backstroke

The Slide and Glide swimming drills described below are the last ones in our series of drills to learn to swim backstroke. Now at last you’ll practice simultaneous arm stroke movements with both arms. Slide and Glide Swimming Drill Here’s a video that...
Backstroke Swimming Drills – Single-Arm Backstroke

Backstroke Swimming Drills – Single-Arm Backstroke

In the following drills to learn to swim backstroke, you’ll practice the arm recovery above water in addition to the under water arm sweep you learned previously. However, to keep things simple, you’ll practice the arm stroke movements one arm at a time....
Backstroke Swimming Drills – Under Water Arm Sweeps

Backstroke Swimming Drills – Under Water Arm Sweeps

Under Water Arm Sweeps is is the next one of our swimming drills to learn to swim backstroke. This particular drill lets you practice both balance and the under water movements of the arm stroke. See the video below: All the backstroke drills you practiced up to now...
Backstroke Swimming Drills – Hand-Lead Side balance

Backstroke Swimming Drills – Hand-Lead Side balance

Hand-Lead Side Balance is the next drill in our series to learn to swim backstroke. It is a variation of the previous head-lead side balance swimming drill. See the video below: In the video above you see that you keep one arm extended forward while you keep the other...
Backstroke Swimming Drills – Head-Lead Side Balance

Backstroke Swimming Drills – Head-Lead Side Balance

Head-lead side balance drills are the next swimming drills in our sequence of drills to learn to swim backstroke. Now you’ll practice floating more on the side rather than floating flat on your back. You’ll use a supple flutter kick for propulsion....
Backstroke Swimming Drills – Head-Lead Supine Balance

Backstroke Swimming Drills – Head-Lead Supine Balance

Head-lead supine balance is an important drill to learn to swim backstroke, as it teaches how to be balanced and supported on your back using the buoyancy of your lungs. Being balanced while swimming backstroke means that you can easily keep your body in a horizontal...

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