Starts

Drop 5 seconds off your 50 backstroke!

There are many steps to an effective backstroke start, but two seem to be the most neglected by the learner, and the lack of these two items is a significant slow down in your 50 yard back time. Get your head back. As you begin to drive with the legs you need to throw the…

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Using Your Arms Off the Start

Too often these days I see swimmers, at the start of a race, reach down and grab the block only to just let go at the beep. Unless you’re a penguin who have arms(wings) that are too short arms need to be used to help propel you forward. To make best use of your arms…

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