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Swim Speed Strokes For Swimmers And Triathletes

Author : Sheila Taormina
ISBN : 9781937716608
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In her best-selling book Swim Speed Secrets, 4-time Olympian and gold medalist Sheila Taormina revealed the freestyle swimming technique used by the world's fastest swimmers. Now in Swim Speed Strokes Taormina shows swimmers and triathletes how they can swim with elite technique in all four swimming strokes--butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Using crystal-clear photographs and her engaging, straightforward style, Coach Taormina explains the science behind power and speed in the water, explores the elements common to every stroke, and examines stroke technique in detail in individual stroke chapters. Swim Speed Strokes goes deep into the fastest swimming technique for each stroke, breaking down the pull, kick, core movement, and timing of 13 elite swimmers and Olympians including Peter Vanderkaay, Rebecca Soni, Aaron Peirsol, Rowdy Gaines, Ashley Whitney, Vlad Morozov, Ariana Kukors, Andrew Gemmell, Laura Sogar, Nicolas Fink, Elizabeth Beisel, Doug Reynolds, and Melanie Margalis. Taormina interviews each athlete and analyzes underwater photos and race stroke data to break down their technique in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. From the catch through the curvilinear path and diagonal phase to the power-packed finish phase, Taormina explores the pull patterns to show how any swimmer can improve their own swimming. As Taormina shows in Swim Speed Strokes, the fastest technique for all four swimming strokes is remarkably similar. One-stroke swimmers will find big improvements in practicing the others, refining their feel for the water, coordination, and stroke efficiency. Whether you want to master every stroke or simply improve on your best one, Swim Speed Strokes will show you how to become the strongest swimmer you can be.

Swim Speed Secrets For Swimmers And Triathletes

Author : Sheila Taormina
ISBN : 9781937716172
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In Swim Speed Secrets, 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina reveals the swim technique used by the world’s fastest swimmers. Over the course of 4 Olympic Games and throughout her career as a world champion triathlete, Taormina refined her exceptional technique as a student of the sport, studying the world’s best swimmers using underwater photographs and video analysis. From Johnny Weissmuller to Michael Phelps, the world’s fastest swimmers share two common elements: high stroke rate and a high-elbow underwater pull. Many swimmers and triathletes neglect the underwater pull, distracted by stroke count or perfecting less critical details like body position, streamlining, and roll. Swim Speed Secrets focuses on producing power—the most crucial element of swimming—to help triathletes and swimmers overhaul their swim stroke and find the speed that’s been eluding them. With a commonsense approach that comes from decades of practice and years of hands-on coaching experience, Taormina shows swimmers how to transition to faster swimming. Swim Speed Secrets includes: The best drills to cultivate a more sensitive feel for the water Dryland and strength building exercises to develop arm position and upper body musculature Crisp photos of Olympic swimmers and variations in their high-elbow underwater pull Clear descriptions of the key moments of the underwater pull Tips that helped her perform at a world-class level for two decades Sheila Taormina’s Swim Speed Secrets brings the focus back where it belongs—to a powerful underwater stroke. With this approach, triathletes and swimmers can stop swimming for survival and break through to new levels of speed and confidence in the water.

Swim Smooth

Author : Paul Newsome
ISBN : 9781119963196
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Transform your technique and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming Written for both fitness and competitive swimmers, Swim Smooth contains the latest breakthroughs in swimming to help you radically improve your speed, enjoyment, and success. Hundreds of full-color photographs and three-dimensional graphics help you put theory into practice while detailed advice offers help for intermediate, advanced, and elite swimmers alike. The book's approach lets you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your stroke and drills and training tips let you make the most of your time in the water. Swim Efficently. Swim Fast. Swim Smooth.

Swim Speed Workouts For Swimmers And Triathletes

Author : Sheila Taormina
ISBN : 1937715019
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Issued in a waterproof slipcase, this item contains a paperback book and 75 loose cards describing the tool kit, drills, tubing, and exercises to be used in the workouts.

Total Immersion

Author : Terry Laughlin
ISBN : 9781451688337
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Swim better—and enjoy every lap—with Total Immersion, a guide to improving your swimming from an expert with more than thirty years of experience in the water. Terry Laughlin, the world’s #1 authority on swimming success, has made his unique approach even easier for anyone to master. Whether you’re an accomplished swimmer or have always found swimming to be a struggle, Total Immersion will show you that it’s mindful fluid movement—not athletic ability—that will turn you into an efficient swimmer. This new edition of the bestselling Total Immersion features: · A thoughtfully choreographed series of skill drills—practiced in the mindful spirit of yoga—that can help anyone swim more enjoyably · A holistic approach to becoming one with the water and to developing a swimming style that’s always comfortable · Simple but thorough guidance on how to improve fitness and form · A complementary land-and-water program for achieving a strong and supple body at any age Based on more than thirty years of teaching, coaching, and research, Total Immersion has dramatically improved the physical and mental experience of swimming for thousands of people of all ages and abilities.

Swimming Anatomy

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ISBN : 1450409172
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Workouts In A Binder For Swimmers Triathletes And Coaches

Author : Eric Hansen
ISBN : 1931382743
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Written by two former coaches for the U.S. National Swim Team, "Workouts in a Binder for Swimmers, Triathletes, and Coaches" extends beyond freestyle to include other strokes for masters and collegiate swimmers and coaches, as well as triathletes seeking skill-building in the off-season. The workout categories, which are more diverse than "Swim Workouts for Triathletes" (the previous book in this series), include distance, middle distance, sprint, individual medley, and stroke. Competitive swimmers and coaches can build a training plan using a variety of workouts from each category to improve speed and skills. Recreational swimmers, on the other hand, can realize new fitness levels by introducing greater variety to their swimming routines. Printed on large, durable cards, this new entry in the popular "Workouts in a Binder" series was specially designed for swimmers to use at the pool and can be easily read, even through foggy googles and flip-turn splashback.

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