How often do we hear people say "I do not like the backstroke because you swim belly upwards". In actual fact there is nothing easier than swimming on your back and the most popular warm-down exercise is the double arm backstroke: rotating both your arms backwards at the same time with a ...
At the international and Olympic level, swimming is governed by FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation). They also govern water polo, diving, synchronized swimming, and masters swimming. The complete set of swimming rules for all aspects of the competition are available on the FINA website.
Each swimming stroke has specific rules designed to ensure that no swimmer gains an unfair competitive advantage over another swimmer. The technical rules for each stroke may be found in the Swimming/Natation Canada Rule Book. Trained officials observe the swimmers during each event to ensure compliance with these technical rules.
SWIMMING RULES OF SWIMMING CANADA These Swimming rules were prepared by the Officials, Competitions and Rules Committee in English and French and have b een approved by Swimming Canada. Where there is a discrepancy between the two versions, the English version shall be applied. They shall be in force and shall
WOWSA 11.1 – While open water swims are overwhelmingly completed doing freestyle, a small number of athletes attempt and complete open water swims, including marathon swims and channel swims, using backstroke. In order for a swim to be considered a Backstroke Swim, the entire distance must be swum backstroke as defined by the following rules:
USA Tech Rules 2018 page 1 . 2018 USA Swimming - Rules and Regulations. PART ONE . TECHNICAL RULES . ARTICLE 101 . INDIVIDUAL STROKES AND RELAYS . 101.2 BREASTSTROKE .1 . Start — The forward start shall be used. .2 . Stroke — After the start and after each turn when the swimmer leaves the wall, the body shall be kept on the breast.
USA Swimming Stroke Rules & Regulations 101.2 BREASTSTROKE .1 Start — The forward start shall be used. .2 Stroke — After the start and after each turn when the swimmer leaves the wall, the body shall be kept on the breast. It is not permitted to roll onto the back at any time. Throughout
Most Confusing Swimming Rules. Some rules are just more confusing or contentious than others, and can cause a lot of misunderstanding on the part of swimmers and parents. (Just to clarify, I'm referring to the FINA rules in place at the time of writing this blog – January, 2015. These can be found here. Backstroke Flip Turn: FINA Rule SW 6.5
Swimming is an aquatic sport in which the participant or swimmer aims to cover a given distance in the smallest amount of time. There are basically four competitive strokes used in Olympic swimming: the freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly, and backstroke.
swimming 2017 – 2021 valid as of 21 september 2017 version 12.09.2017 1 part iii fina swimming rules 2017 – 2021 sw 1 management of competitions sw 2 officials sw 3 seeding of heats, semi-finals and finals sw 4 the start sw 5 freestyle sw 6 backstroke sw 7 breaststroke sw 8 butterfly sw 9 medley swimming
2013 Swimming Canada Rules 4 of 48 INTRODUCTION Swimming Canada's goal is to conduct well organized, uniform, and consistently operated swim meets for the benefit of all swimmers. The objective of all meets is fair and fast swimming. When swimmers arrive at the meet site, they have had
The backcrawl swim supplanted the elementary backstroke swim after 1908 as the competitive back swim and it is now the referred to as the backstroke. Another variant is the old style of swimming backstroke, where the arm movement formed a complete circle in a windmill type pattern.
Here is everything you ever wanted to know about the backstroke, from its history, how to swim it properly, and much more. The backstroke. While personal experience will vary, by average speed the backstroke is actually the second slowest of all the strokes, with the butterfly and freestyle quicker, and the breaststroke slower.
Four strokes, or styles of swimming, are contested at swimming meets: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Swimmers race a variety of distances, ranging from 25 yards or meters to 1600 yards. Each stroke has specific rules as to how swimmers may propel themselves through the water ...
101.4 BACKSTROKE Effective September 23, 2013 .2 Stroke — The swimmer shall push off on his back and continue swimming on the back throughout the race. Some part of the swimmer must break the surface of the water throughout the race, except it is permissible for the swimmer to be completely submerged during the turn,…
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2018 USA Swimming Rules and Regulations PART ONE t Technical Rules PART TWO t Administrative Regulations of Competition PART THREE t Rights, Privileges, Code of Conduct PART FOUR t Hearings and Appeals PART FIVE t Corporate Bylaws of USA Swimming PART SIX t Local Swimming Committees, Zones and Regions PART SEVEN t Open Water Swimming MASTERS t ...
RULES AND INFORMATION Masters Swimming Canada Rules will apply. 1. The following defines the strokes permitted. o Freestyle –Any stroke you wish to use. o Breaststroke –Any stroke that resembles a breast stroke (arms must be pushed for-ward simultaneously above or below the water). o Backstroke –Any stroke executed on the back.