Backstroke Technique

Swimming Backstroke – Arm Technique and Movements

In this backstroke article, we explain the different phases of the arm stroke movements in detail. Backstroke uses alternating arm movements that require practice Video: Ryan Lochte’s Backstroke First, let’s have a look at a video featuring Ryan Lochte swimming backstroke: Ryan Lochte’s amazing backstroke technique Arm Stroke Phases In backstroke, the arm stroke movements …

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Swimming Backstroke – Breathing Technique and Tips

Swimming backstroke poses a few challenges for breathing. You have to keep your face above water to breathe, and splashing water can be a problem. But these difficulties can be overcome. This article explains how. Breathing in backstroke poses a few challenges. Keeping Your Face Above Water To keep your face above the water surface, …

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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. A good position of the body is essential to swim backstroke. Body Position In backstroke, you float on your back in the water. Your body is almost horizontal, with a slight tilt toward the …

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