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    TYR How To: Proper Backstroke Kick

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we want to help athletes up their game in time for race day. In our most recent “TYR Sport How to Video” we’re diving into how to achieve a proper kick in your backstroke, featuring none other than 6x Olympic Medalist and 23x World Championship Medalist Matt Grevers. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! Proper kick is essential for not only propelling you through the water, but also aiding in the rotation phase of your backstroke.  Kick from the hip with a relatively straight leg – a slight micro-bend will naturally occur.…