Swimming Workout of the Week - August 29, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | 25 days ago

This week's set gives you plenty of chances to work on backstroke technique...and to put that technique into practice.


Backstroke - Med Ball Kick

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Aug 27, 2014 06:00AM

Not all drills are about body position, and this one sure isn't.


Backstroke - Shoulder Recovery

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Aug 14, 2014 08:34AM

Over a decade ago as we were starting the Drill of the Week, we published a drill called Shoulder Pop. It's great that's still so valid, and here's some advanced views on that.


Backstroke - Topher Drill

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Apr 23, 2014 07:00AM

Revisiting one of the original Drill of the Week videos. This takes us way back, to working with a very specific young swimmer named Christopher. Christopher had a problem of using a straight arm backstroke pull, and through the process of trying to fix it, we came up with this little process.


Swimming Workout of the Week - April 18, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Apr 20, 2014 10:23PM

A quick backstroke set this week to work on hand-exit speed.


Backstroke - Goggle Under Back Kick

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Feb 26, 2014 12:50PM

We've focused on backstroke kick before, but this is a small detail that can also help your entire body position.


Pic - Backstroke Turn Pushoff

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Feb 05, 2014 01:40PM

Prior to pushing off the wall, are you already in streamline?


Swimming Set of the Week - December 6, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Dec 08, 2013 11:00PM

Backstroke bent-arm pull is the focus of this week's Swimming Set of the Week.


Backstroke - Learning Spin Drill

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | Oct 29, 2013 07:00AM

When our swimmers start to move forward to a more advanced level, it's time to take some time to focus on hand speed.


Masters Backstroke Turns

By Glenn Mills to Updates | Oct 08, 2013 11:21AM

A couple new videos published to


Swimming Set of the Week - September 13, 2013

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Sep 13, 2013 12:59PM

Working flip turns again this week, and training for the SCM season in a SCY pool.


Masters Backstroke Finish

By Glenn Mills to Updates | Aug 14, 2013 09:28AM

Learn a few key points about your backstroke finish with this new video at


Ash Delaney - Backstroke Turns

By Glenn Mills to Updates | Aug 12, 2013 09:47AM

Very nice, detailed footage of Ash Delaney's backstroke turns.


Ash Delaney Backstroke - Descend 50s

By Glenn Mills to Updates | Jul 29, 2013 11:03AM

We've updated some of Ash Delaney's backstroke content with an interesting series of videos.

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