Swim With Leila: Backstroke kicking video

Swim coach and former National Team swimmer Leila Vaziri shares shares her weekly video, this week focusing specifically on the backstroke kick. You can check out the video above.

About Leila Vaziri:

Leila was on the USA National Team in 07-08. She attended Indiana University and hails from South Florida.
Competing at the 2007 World Championships, Leila won a gold in the 50 Backstroke while setting a World Record in the event.
Currently Leila is a swimming coach located in New York City focusing on private swim lessons with a wide range of age, ability, and experience.
Most of her clients fall outside of the competitive elite category, instead are learn to swim adults, rehabbing injuries, and water phobics.
In her spare time, she likes directing her creative energy into making swimming videos and writing about the benefits and joy of swimming.

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Steven Michaud

Dear Ms. Vaziri,

Your name has been mentioned to me as an excellent swimming instructor. I am a senior who completed the NYC Triathlon last month, but my swimming, in particular my freestyle, was a significant obstacle during my training. Could you let me know if you are interested in providing private lessons?

Thank you.

Steven Michaud
718-858-5295

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