One of the most common mistakes I see in backstroke is with the pulling motion. Most backstrokers pull with an arm that is relatively straight, as if the arm were an oar pulling through the water.
In this Race Club #swimisode, Coach Gary Hall teaches the proper distance one should maintain between feet both side to side and back to front on the modern swimming starting block.
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Two World Records and five Italian Records arrived after almost 1,200 races of 640 athletes (over 700 subscribers) who came…
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Elite freestylers, such as Michael Phelps, Sun Yang or Katie Ledecky, create a noticeable surge in speed with the head down right after the breath, accompanied by a strong propulsive kick.
Lochte took down the Masters National Record with a 47.71, breaking the former mark of 47.77 done by fellow U.S. Olympic champion Matt Grevers 2 years ago.
Still banned from this summer’s World Championships, American Ryan Lochte is still getting in some racing via Masters Nationals this weekend.