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Introduction

The fastest way to swim on your back is using a stroke called back crawl.

Back crawl is different to most strokes because you cannot see where you are going.

This is why it is important to be careful to check who is behind you before you start.

Practice counting how many strokes it takes you to swim a length.

This should help to avoid any accidents.

Try and swim with all of your body close to the surface of the water and keep your hips and legs behind your shoulders.

The way to do this is to make sure that your head is resting in the water, almost like lying on your back in bed and putting your head on a pillow.





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