What kick is used while swimming the back crawl?

What position is the body in while swimming back crawl?

Backstroke body position is flat and horizontal, with ears slightly below the water surface. Your body position is an essential starting point for correct swimming technique.

What is back crawl in swimming?

Back Crawl is an ancient style of swimming who owes most of what it has to Harry Hebner, an American competition swimmer who won the 1912 Olympic 100 metre back crawl. … The Back crawl or Backstroke has a similar speed to butterfly and is the only regulated style by FINA that is swum on the back.

Can you dolphin kick in backstroke?

The dolphin kick is essential for many top athletes because it is the fastest part of the race. It may also constitute the majority of the race (i.e., in the 100 yard backstroke the swimmer may kick underwater dolphin for 15 yards per length which equates to as much as 60 yards kicking in a 100 yd race).

What benefits can I get from swimming?

Health benefits of swimming

keeps your heart rate up but takes some of the impact stress off your body. builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. helps you maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs. tones muscles and builds strength.

IT IS IMPORTANT:  Frequent question: Why is big wave surfing dangerous?