Backstroke can be challenging to learn, it's the only stroke where you can't see where you're going and it requires good coordination and timing. With a bit of practice, however, you'll be swimming backstroke confidently in no time, and this video is a great place to start when learning the stroke!
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The key to good backstroke starts with head positioning - maintaining a neutral head position looking upwards and not looking down. Following on from that, a good catch position and body rotation aid good propulsion in the water and a strong leg kick helps maintain good balance. It's hard to learn all of these things together so try picking one element and working on that till you have it mastered before moving on to the next skill.
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