The backstroke is a great swim stoke that is best learned gradually. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial.
Body wants to float.
Begin on pool steps.
Move into pool gradually.
Work on 4-step process.
Phillip Toriello has 16 years of competitive swimming experience. 12 of those years he has been teaching and organizing swim events for swimmers of all levels and ages. He is has competed in all four strokes, and their corresponding events. Though his favorite race, is the individual medley. Phillip is the Aquatic Director at the high end Avila Bay Athletic Club.