Human Kinetics, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 209 pages
Millions of adult swimmers hit the pool regularly to refine their strokes, improve their speed and efficiency, and reap the incredible health benefits that accompany this low-impact, fitness-building sport. Mastering Swimming is the ultimate resource to help anyone over the age of 18 reach these goals and introduce them to the complete masters experience. Jim Montgomery (three-time Olympic gold medalist and former world-record holder) and Mo Chambers (United States Masters Swimmers Coach of the Year) present readers with everything they need to create their own training plans - plus numerous sample programs - whether they swim for fitness or competition. The books detailed instruction covers improving breathing, balance, starts, turns, and all four strokes; selecting the ideal coach or masters program; working out with a team; and training for both pool and open-water competition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing
This book is an overview of competitive swimming with an emphasis on pool swimming. Open water swimming is only covered briefly. The book contains a lot of stuff about motivation and goals. The ... Read full review