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a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back

swim on one's back

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A few hours spent practicing casting on the back stroke will pay huge dividends down the line, especially if you fish from a boat.
By age 3 and 4, kids should be moving their arms to do the crawl and back stroke, Baham said.
We did try using the swimming pool once but the horse tried to do the back stroke so we abandoned that
Martha was canny enough to realise that Willie would prove a better player than Edward 'because his back stroke is sounder and he always plays with a straight bat'.
This level requires the camper to demonstrate the forward stroke, inside and outside pivot turns, the compound back stroke, the ability to stop and start the canoe or kayak, and the ability to combine strokes to create fluid motion.
He surfaces with a neck like a giant fur buoy and falls into a back stroke to the other side, pauses, and dives back along the bottom with bubbles trailing by his whiskers.
Reduce the pressure or lift file from the metal surface on the back stroke.
A good deal of emphasis is also placed on the elementary back stroke -- a very restful stroke that is especially useful in situations where survival is at stake.
In other time and trial one kilo meters race Sumble Yousuf finished 7th Aqsa continued her impressive run and won prestigious gold in 50 meter back stroke in the division two meet of swimming, her timing was 1.
Saad Amin created nine records in 200m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200m IM, 400m freestyle, 50m butterfly, 50m back stroke, 400m IM, 1500m freestyle, and 100m butterfly.
I swam for my home town of Morley then eventually for Leeds so it was a big achievement for me at the time winning lots of medals for the 100metre back stroke and for the relay team," she said.
Phoebe's visit was timed to coincide with time trials for the squad with Phoebe and fellow squad swimmer, Paul Robinson, providing demonstrations in all four strokes including Phoebe's favourite, back stroke, for which she won bronze in the 200m race at the Youth Championships.
Quisenberry won the 200-yard free and 100 back stroke, and Gleim added wins in the 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley.
None more so than from Hayley Langton, who landed no fewer four titles in the girl's Under 12 to 16 section at back stroke, butterfly, front c rawl and t h e j u n i o r g i r l s ' championship, and a second place just for good measure in the breaststroke.
After recent injuries Alice Sharp, 15, was back on top form winning a silver medal in the 50m freestyle, a bronze in the 100m freestyle and a fifth place medal in the 50m back stroke.