Introduction to Front Crawl and Backstroke

This online CPD covers the basics of front crawl and backstroke using the ‘BLABT’ principle (body position; leg action; arm action; breathing; timing/coordination).

It looks at each aspect of the strokes and provides video examples of how this looks for both developing and more advanced swimmers. The course ends with an online quiz which will test your stroke knowledge.

You can start this online course as soon as you are booked on and it can be accessed multiple times before completion, allowing you to learn at your own pace.

Who is the course designed for?

It is aimed at anybody who wants to learn more about the strokes.

Please note: the certification time for this module is 6-8 weeks.

Course Details

  • Awarding Body Swim England
  • Course Type Swimming
  • Training Format E-learning

Further Details

Course Start Date
31st December 2019
Number of Places
906 Remaining (Total: 1000)
Tutor Name
Online Learning
Closing Date
31st December 2019
2-3 Hours
Training Format


31st December 2019
1st January 2022


You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Assessment Type

Online Test


Please ignore the course start date. You can begin this e-learning as soon as you are booked on.

Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training.

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Price per place £25

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