A swimming stroke performed on the back with the arms lifted alternately out of the water in a backward circular motion and the legs extended and kicking,
A swimming stroke performed on the back with the arms lifted alternately out of the water in a backward circular motion and the legs extended and kicking
I concentrated on the backstroke most of the time
I won the backstroke and breaststroke events
they would swim freestyle and then backstroke
A race, typically of a specified length or kind, in which such a style of swimming is used
he was fifth in the 200-meter backstroke
a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
swim on one's back
The backstroke, also sometimes called the back crawl, is one of the four swimming styles regulated by FINA, and the only regulated style swum on the back. This has the advantage of easy breathing, but the disadvantage of swimmers not being able to see where they are going. ...
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one of the four swimming strokes. The normal position for backstroke is on the back and can include a roll movement of the body up to, but not including, 90 degrees from horizontal. The position of the head is not relevant. ...
One of the 4 competitive racing strokes, basically any style of swimming on your back. Backstroke is swum as the first stroke in the Medley Relay and second stroke in the IM
The part of a bell's cycle of movements that is started by the ringer pulling on the tail end. See also handstroke.
Stroke performed while on the back. The shoulders can not rotate past the vertical toward the breast except during a turn in which some part of the body must touch the wall before pushing off the wall. During the finish the swimmer must touch the wall while on their back.
Where the swimmer remains on his/her back from the start or push off from the wall to the turn through to the completion of the race.
(2h)[Bb], POs away, FOs up, alt. stroke backwards towards shoulders.
The primary rule is that the swimmer must be on his back. The swimmer is allowed to roll onto the chest before turning.
The name of a swimming stroke executed on the back consisting of alternating circular arm pulls and a flutter kick.