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Friday – Backstroke Technique

Warm Up

100 F/S kick

100 F/S

100 BR/S kick

100 Choice

4 x 25 F/S NB first 5 and last 5

4 x 25 Fly NB first 5 and last 5

Main Set

100 B/S kick

50 B/S kick

5 x 50 B/S periscope drill

4 x 50 B/S half-recover drill – check for pinky finger lead at top of recovery

6 x 50 as:

  • 3 x B/S @1.10
  • 3 x 25 B/S/25 BR/S @1.10

100 B/S – hold 10-15s of PB

2 x 25 B/S sprint @45

Cool Down

100 F/S pull

50 Choice

Richard Bruford View All

Richard is currently Secondary School Principal of Suzhou Singapore International School, one of China's leading international schools. He leads workshops across the Asia-Pacific region for the International Baccalaureate in the areas of pedagogical leadership and approaches to teaching and learning. Richard consults with schools on the topics of school improvement and effective implementation and use of technology.

With a background in public and independent school education in the UK and Australia, Richard is enjoying his international school adventure in China. He is passionate about developing and supporting educational leaders, as it is essential to improving all schools.

Richard is a proud family man and feels lucky to be married to Kim and father of their son Austin.

In his spare time Richard enjoys to swim, bike and run and is a now retired football player and coach (with occasional guest appearances)

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