Swimming Basics: A Beginners' Guide to the BackstrokeUploader: Mooguzahn 5 month ago Subscribe 10
Featured Articles Swimming and Diving In other languages: Inhale through your mouth before letting your shoulders drop as you sweep with your arms. Warnings If your start to cramp up and feel tightness in your arms or legs, get out of the water for a bit and walk around. The goal is to produce maximum thrust during the insweep phase, and minimum drag during the recovery phase. The key is to focus on keeping the hips and legs high in the water with the rest of the body, which will require some experimentation with head and torso position.