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How-to: Backstroke positioning video tips

Backstroke Positioning Technique & Tips

Backstroke Positioning Technique & Tips


Want to master your backstroke positioning? Watch our Speedo Fit video demonstration, complete with advice from our elite swim coach, to learn how to maintain the correct head and body positioning during your swim. Result: better energy conservation and a reduction in drag.


Backstroke Body Position


The correct body position allows you to become more streamlined, improving your efficiency in the water.


Backstroke Head Positioning


Keep your head in a neutral position, facing the ceiling directly above you. This keeps you as high as possible in the water.


Backstroke Technique Tips


Pull your stomach in, flattening your back to eliminate arching. This will help you maintain your high, straight position.


A kickboard can help you practice holding your body in a stable position.