Backstroke

Backstroke Swimming Technique – Body Position and Head Position

This article discusses some aspects of the swimming technique in backstroke, and more specifically body position, body roll, and head position. Body Position In backstroke, you float on your back in the water. Your body is almost horizontal, with a slight tilt toward the feet. This slight tilt allows you to flutter kick without your …

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Learn To Swim Backstroke: Drills and Exercises

This section contains swimming drills and exercises to learn to swim backstroke with ease. Have fun! Swimming Drills and Exercises Learn The Flutter Kick Learn The Flutter Kick In Backstroke: Knowing how to maintain balance in the supine position (on the back) and how to perform the flutter kick are important prerequisites for learning the …

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Swimming Backstroke – Arm Technique and Movements

In this backstroke article, we explain the different phases of the arm stroke movements in detail. Video: Ryan Lochte’s Backstroke First, let’s have a look at a video featuring Ryan Lochte swimming backstroke: Arm Stroke Phases In backstroke, the arm stroke movements can be divided into the following phases: Entry and extension forward. First downsweep. …

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