The Race Club Swimisodes – Backstroke with Junya Koga – Head Position


One of the most common problems in swimming is holding the head too high. In Backstroke, this swimming technique is common because it increases the pulling power and the awareness of where a swimmer’s body position is in the lane, particularly outdoors in the bright sun however elevating the head in swimming backstroke increases frontal drag, slowing the swimmer down.

Learn how to swim Backstroke the way we teach at the Race Club swim camps with proper swimming techniques demonstrated by World Champion Japanese Swimmer Junya Koga. These swim drills will certainly enhance your swim training program.

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