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How-to: Backstroke breathing technique video

Backstroke Breathing Technique & Tips

Backstroke Breathing Technique & Tips


Breathe comfortably during your backstroke swimming session and you’ll enjoy an efficient and more relaxed swim. Watch our instructional Speedo Fit video, designed by our elite swim coaches, for a demonstration of the perfect backstroke breathing technique in action.


A good breathing technique delivers oxygen to your muscles, and helps you to swim more comfortable and efficiently.


As your face remains out of the water at all times, breathing can take place whenever necessary. Try to develop a rhythm that works with your stroke pattern.


Take deep, relaxed breaths as you swim.