Gary Barclay explains rotation of the shoulders and body in backstroke swimming. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and we’re going to have a look at one of the most common problems in backstroke. And that is the lack of rotation through the shoulders and through the body, through the axis of the body. So what happens […]
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Backstroke – Correct Hand Entry
Gary Barclay talks about the correct hand entry in backstroke and what can happen if your hand does not enter in the correct position. Hi my name is Gary Barclay, and today we’re going to have a look at backstroke. We’re going to have a look at one of the most common problems in backstroke, […]
How to Improve Backstroke Arm Speed?
QUESTION: Hi Gary, How can we improve speed of our arms in backstroke because when we do fast arm movement in backstroke it is difficult for me to coordinate 6 beat kick. Kindly help me in this regard. Zahir ANSWER: Hi Zahir, I often see backstrokers that fit into one of two categories. There are […]
Backstroke – Correct Position of Hand on Entry
Gary Barclay explains the correct position of the hand when entering in backstroke. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and today I’m going to talk to you in regards to the position of the hand on entry of the backstroke. Now the actual hand itself when it enters the water, you need to make sure that the […]