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Open water swimming

Author: Penny Lee Dean
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This training book for open water swimmers features: profiles of popular events and famous swims; 16 practice drills including streamlining, body roll, stroke mechanics, stroke efficiency and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Lee Dean
ISBN: 0880117044 9780880117043
OCLC Number: 37694972
Description: vii, 223 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Ch. 1. The Lure of Open Water --
Ch. 2. Safety in the Water World --
Ch. 3. Equipment for the Open Water --
Ch. 4. The Shortest Distance Between Start and Finish --
Ch. 5. Technique Tips for the Open Water --
Ch. 6. Training for Faster Swims --
Ch. 7. Training Your Mind --
Ch. 8. Race Tactics --
Ch. 9. Final Preparation --
Ch. 10. Major Events --
Appendix --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the Author.
Other Titles: complete guide for distance swimmers and triathletes
Responsibility: Penny Lee Dean.

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