The Swim Coaching Bible

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-08
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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For more than a decade, top coaches have turned to one resource time and time again. Collecting the wisdom, insights, and advice from the sport's legendary instructors, The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume I, immediately established its place in the libraries of swim coaches around the globe.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Establishing Priorities
Developmental Stages of Competitive Swimmersp. 2
From Youth to Senior in Competitive Swimmingp. 16
Putting the We in Teamp. 45
Mastering Swimming Through the Yearsp. 50
Building a Team in a Disadvantaged Areap. 57
Leading Your Program to its Full Potential
Applying Science to Your Coachingp. 68
The X Factor Revisitedp. 81
Planning for Successp. 85
Making Your Program Fun for Swimmersp. 122
Teaching Stroke Technique
Trends and Techniques in Freestylep. 148
Trends and Techniques in Backstrokep. 158
Trends and Techniques in Butterflyp. 173
Trends and Techniques in Breaststrokep. 184
The Fifth Stroke: Underwater Kickingp. 198
Better Starts, Turns, and Finishesp. 210
Training for Optimal Performance
The Art of Training Sprintersp. 222
Middle-Distance Training for All Strokesp. 235
Freestyle Distance Trainingp. 251
Training for Open Waterp. 264
Individual Medley Trainingp. 275
Training for Relaysp. 284
Dryland Trainingp. 298
Power Training in the Poolp. 313
Final Touches for Peak Performance
Positive Communication, Positive Resultsp. 322
Mind Over Body in Competitionp. 333
Referencesp. 343
About the Editorsp. 345
About the Contributorsp. 347
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