Sir 3: Backstroke Start - Staggered vs Parallel
Do you place your feet side by side or parallel on the start?
|Swimming in Research||May 29, 2019|
This study deals with the backstroke start when a wedge isn't present. In pools where wedges are not available, research like this still quite relevant.
Long Story Short:
As it relates to choosing between a staggered or parallel foot placement, there is no significant advantage in:
Distance off the wall
Reducing the likelihood of slipping on th…