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Swim Smooth : the Complete Coaching System for Swimmers & Triathletes.

Author: Paul Newsome; Adam Young
Publisher: Chichester : Fernhurst Books Limited, 2012.
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A remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming. For both fitness and competitive swimmers, this will help you transform your technique and become a better swimmer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newsome, Paul.
Swim Smooth : The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers & Triathletes.
Chichester : Fernhurst Books Limited, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Newsome; Adam Young
ISBN: 9781119968054 1119968054
OCLC Number: 870599835
Description: 1 online resource (589 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Getting Started; Chapter 1: How to Use This Book; Chapter 2: Introduction to Freestyle Swimming; Chapter 3: Swimming Equipment; Chapter 4: The Three Keys to Better Freestyle Swimming; Key 1: Technique; Chapter 5: What Makes an Efficient Freestyle Stroke?; Chapter 6: Stroke Flaws --
Cause and Effect; Chapter 7: Breathing; Chapter 8: Body Position; Chapter 9: Leg Kick; Chapter 10: Posture and Alignment; Chapter 11: Rotation and Arm Recovery; Chapter 12: Hand Entry; Chapter 13: Catch and Pull-Through. Chapter 14: Stroke Rate DevelopmentChapter 15: The Science Behind an Efficient Freestyle Stroke; Chapter 16: Performing Your Own Video Analysis Session; Chapter 17: The Swim Types System; Chapter 18: The Arnie; Chapter 19: The Bambino; Chapter 20: The Kicktastic; Chapter 21: The Overglider; Chapter 22: The Swinger; Chapter 23: The Smooth; Key 2: Training; Chapter 24: The Importance of Fitness Training; Chapter 25: Balancing the Different Types of Fitness Training; Chapter 26: A Simple Skeleton Structure for Your Swimming Month; Chapter 27: Finding Your Critical Swim Speed. Chapter 28: Pace Awareness in the Pool and Open WaterChapter 29: Dry-Land Conditioning; Chapter 30: Prevention and Management of Shoulder Injuries; Chapter 31: Pool Skills; Chapter 32: Nutrition for Longer Sessions and Races; Key 3: Open Water; Chapter 33: The Importance of Open Water Skills; Chapter 34: Managing Anxiety; Chapter 35: Swimming Straighter; Chapter 36: Drafting Effectively; Chapter 37: Turning Around Buoys; Chapter 38: Better Wetsuit Swimming; Chapter 39: Adapting Your Stroke to a Variety of Conditions; Appendices; Appendix A: Swim Smooth Drills. Appendix B: Swim Type Stroke Correction ProcessesAppendix C: Training Sessions; Index.

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