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Yes. Humans float, some better than others based on muscle density, but if you are out of energy or barely have any left and you happen to be stranded in a body of water, your best bet is to float on your back and gently kick or use your hands to propel yourself forward.

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yes, along with breaststroke and sidestroke

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Q: Is elementary backstroke a survival stroke?
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How do you do survival backstroke?

You lay on your back. Your arms and legs move the same as elementary backstroke.

What are the other swimming strokes besides breaststroke?

The most common swimming strokes are the freestyle, backstroke, butterfly stroke and of course the freestyle. There are also the sidestroke and the elementary backstroke as well.

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There are only 4 'real' strokes -freestyle -backstroke -butterfly -breaststroke These are the only 4 swam at the olympics. There are also stroke called 'survival stokes'. These include: -survival backstroke -survival breaststroke -side stroke These strokes are usually swam in open waters, like rivers, dams, and ocean. But they aren't really stokes, just actions to keep your head above the water.

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Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, survival backstroke, torpedo, dolphin kick.

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If you are referring to the 'survival strokes', then they are -survival backstroke -survival breaststroke -side stoke

What is only stroke were a race begins with the swimmers in the water?

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