The leg motion in the backstroke is similar to the flutter kick of the freestyle, but inverted. Learn how to kick for the backstroke in this free swimming lesson on video from an expert on health and fitness.
Taking breaths when swimming the backstroke is easier than breathing in other strokes, because your face will be out of the water. Learn breathing techniques for the backstroke in this free swimming lesson on video.
Open turns in backstroke are easy to perform, but it's important to pay attention to the lane lines and backstroke flags in the pool to make sure you know how close you are to the wall. Learn how to do open turns when swimming backstroke in this free swimming lesson on video.
The backstroke flip turn is similar to the freestyle flip turn. Learn how to do a backstroke flip turn, plus get tips on being able to tell how close you are to the pool wall when swimming the backstroke, in this free swimming lesson on video.
The arm up drill is an excellent backstroke drill that will help you improve your body position and strengthen your legs. Learn how do the arm up backstroke drill in this free swimming lesson on video.