Total Immersion Forums  

Go Back   Total Immersion Forums > Backstroke
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 07-31-2011
yearn2swim yearn2swim is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 32
yearn2swim
Default Try fins

I managed a 2 beat kick with my backstroke yesterday. The key was learning to balance and rotate with very little kicking - which is not a helpful statement in and of itself. I learned the balance by using Finis swim fins. The fins allowed me to stay balanced in the water with only do a tiny flutter kick to drive my hip rotation. Once I had the balance and timing down, I tried it without the fins and voila - backstroke with very little leg action.

Mike
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:29 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.