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How to swim backstroke

This video does a great job showing how the arms should move during backstroke.

Level: Intermediate

Last week’s blog post was about swimming the front crawl… 674 more words


Newmarket April 2014 - day 1

April 5th, and it’s up at 6am to get ready to go to Newmarket for their April Open Meet. It’s a level 3 meet, so there are cut off times to exclude the fastest swimmers, but J + B are not there yet. 1,513 more words

[free dl] Tegan and Sara - Closer (backstroke. Remix)

“Beats in bright colors” is the description backstroke. gives in his soundcloud bio. Pretty accurate description for music that’s part poppy, dancey and trap-inspired. The mix of Tegan and Sara is a bit of an interesting one – it still carries the over-the-top pop feel of the original but viewed in a whole new light. 36 more words


Revelational Weakness!

I had a revelation the other day that really should not have been a revelation.  Does that ever happen to you?

I was doing my usual 550 yard swim where each lap consists of 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke/rest.  215 more words


Swimming the Backstroke and Kiddie Carnival

backstroke’s exhibit: 

cyan, azure, ebony 

then stars.  one by one.

haiku #39, 2/26/14

Watching the flow of brilliant colors and costumes march past the observer of kiddie carnival is not unlike the similar blend of colors that one sees while watching…

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One of the strokes. Second fastest stroke in swimming. On your back. Easiest to get disqualified

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[Audio] Chelas 'Zero' reMixed by Backstroke

One of our favourite Australian artists, Chela, is gearing up for the release of her new single, Zero. The track originally appeared on her… 171 more words