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His hand is still vertical (hmm about 30 degrees tilted already) and pushing at hip height, so he has a pretty strong backend.
Transition to recovery smooth enough I guess, so I think this is a good compromise. Not too little, not too much backend push.
When relaxing the wrist hinge at the rear you can even push the water a bit down with the hand surface at the end instead of up, giving a tiny upward push at hip height relative to the shown action.
Dont know why nobody does that. Everybody is pushing water up, and the hips down, at the end.
I think focus lies more on the frontend generally. Dont focus on it myself either, but when you totally focus on the backend and forget the frontend for a while, you can feel a difference doing it one way or the other.