BK Hand Entry: Building the Stroke

Building Block: Side of Pool Drill

  • Half of the body off the side of the pool
  • Practice the stroke
  • Step-by-step demonstration


Building Block: Hand Wave Drill
  • rotate hand directly over shoulder
  • Attention to the entry
  • Helps with the back handed entries


Building Block: 2 Armed Backstroke with Flutter Kick

  • Stroke with both arms at the same time
  • Focus on the hand entry
  • Helps correct crossing over
Building Block: Single Arm Stroking

  • Stroke with one arm
  • Other arm is down by the side