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Category: Aquatics

Backstroke Pull

To fully develop an efficient back crawl, arm movements play a big role, and can help a swimmer move farther, faster, and more efficiently through the water. Backstroke uses a backwards arm motion to help propel the swimmer....

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Backstroke Kick

After developing a streamlined body position, kicking is the second step to build a swim stroke. Kicking provides propulsion and balance support and is critical during arm recovery in back crawl. Swimmers need to know how to...

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Backstroke Body Position

Body position is the foundation for all swimming strokes. When correcting strokes, look at the body position because it affects all the other components of a stroke (legs, breathing, arms, and coordination). In order for a...

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