However, they have difficulties with the back crawl
, since their legs often float up into a jackknife position when they are on their backs.
His haul came from wins in the 50, 100, and 200m back crawl
and 200 and 400m medleys.
The youngster also bagged silvers in the 50m back crawl
and men's relay.
Houston, one of the Daily Record Sporting Heroes, just failed to meet the qualifying times for the 100 and 200m back crawl
- which means he will be sitting at home when the Melbourne Games kick off next year.
Reidy won the 12 years 200m and the 400m individual medley, while Brown achieved double glory with the 15-16 years 1500m freestyle and the 200m back crawl
I've mastered do four different swimming strokes - front crawl, back crawl
, breast stroke and butterfly - which is rather important in this job.
Molly Nicholson was another multi-event winner in the girls' Under 10s, while Cathryn Powell made a splash in the Ladies Plunge and Ladies Championship and Chantelle Samuels took the honours in the 8 and 9 years breaststroke and back crawl
with two awards.
A The quickest way to tone up the back muscles is by swimming, especially front and back crawl
, but any movements which involve the arms, for instance vigorously circling them backwards and forwards like windmills, will tone the upper back because the arms work from the back of the ribs.