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Technique Tips – Backstroke Head Position

Training & Technique
Written by: Leila Vaziri at 15 July '15 0
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A stable head position in backstroke is key to getting the most out of your stroke. I think about my head and spine being my stable center, which my hips and shoulders can rotate around.

Finding a point of focus for my eyes helps me keep a stable head position, allowing for rotation in my body and power in my arms whilst keeping my head and neck relaxed.

 

 

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Leila Vaziri

Leila Vaziri is a former World Record Holder, World Champion, and member of the US National team. Currently Leila is a private Swim Coach based out of New York City and South Florida.

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