Coaching

More Than You Want to Know About the New Backstroke Start Wedge

More Than You Want to Know About the New Backstroke Start Wedge In keeping with my "More Than You Want to Know" series, I'm including some backstroke and backstroke start history. But take a look, there's some fascinating stuff and some really old Olympic backstroke videos. After that we'll discuss the new backstroke starting systems.… Continue reading More Than You Want to Know About the New Backstroke Start Wedge

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Coaching

Swimming By the Numbers: How Elite Women Swim the 200 Backstroke

This is the 2nd instalment in a series that looks at how the elite swim the 200. This time we're analyzing the 200 backstroke for women. Thanks to a lot of suggestions, and some renewed thinking about the data, I've focussed this a little differently than the 200 Free analysis (link). First off, I've completely… Continue reading Swimming By the Numbers: How Elite Women Swim the 200 Backstroke