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backstroke

1. Swimming
a. a stroke performed on the back, using backward circular strokes of each arm and flipper movements of the feet
b. (as modifier): the backstroke champion
2. Chiefly US a backhanded stroke
3. Bell-ringing the upward movement of the bell rope as the bell swings back and forth
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A tight loop on the back stroke will lead to a tighter loop on the forward stroke.
Users can also record their sketching in the S Note app and play it back stroke by stroke.
London, July 31 ( ANI ): Researchers have created a robot that can perfectly replicate back stroke swimming.
Pregnant Stewart, who swam back stroke at county level for her school in Essex as a teenager, said: "I have always enjoyed swimming and found it a great way to keep in shape, both for modelling and fitness.
Because their upper-body strength has not developed, kids younger than 3 are not taught the back stroke or the crawl.
In the 200m back stroke, Helen swam a 14-second PB, resulting in a bronze medal.
Fellow Paralympian Nyree Lewis, who is from Porth and secured silver in the 100m back stroke in China, has also been invited, alongside local secondary and primary school pupils.
1932 LOS ANGELES Hugh Edwards, Coxless fours rowing - GOLD Valerie Davies, 100m back stroke swimming - BRONZE Valerie Davies, 4x100m freestyle swimming - BRONZE
In swimming's 25 meter back stroke under-16, Dina Hannawi, finished first, Zeina Al-Fanek followed next ahead of Lama khouri.
During the back stroke the air/fuel mixture is forced into the front of the piston.
And he didn't disappoint, pulling back stroke after stroke until he finished the day just one off the lead - a situation he built on by going top of the pile the following day.
The soleplate has also been designed in a teardrop shape, intended to provide equal ironing performance in all directions and prevent the snags caused by pointed edges that tend to happen on the back stroke.