Backstroke Drills

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 demonstrates the first drill, Slide and Glide: You use the whole-stroke backstroke …

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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. This allows you to sidestep coordination issues that can occur when you …

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Backstroke Swimming Drills – Head-Lead Side Balance

Head-lead side balance drills come next swimming drills in our series of backstroke swimming drills. In this drill, you’ll practice floating more on the side rather than floating flat on your back. You’ll use a relaxed flutter kick for propulsion. Swimming on the Side? If you observe a backstroke swimmer with attention, you’ll notice that …

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