Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers and Triathletes

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Wiley, Jul 25, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 316 pages
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Transform your technique and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming. Aimed at both fitness and competitive swimmers, it explains what makes a successful stroke and how to develop your own swimming style.

The Swim Smooth approach helps you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your stroke and provides drills and training tips to make the most of your time in the water.  It accepts differences in individual swimmers and shows you how to understand the fundamentals of swimming to find a style that works for you.

Sections on technique are supplemented with detailed advice on fitness training and racing skills. Open water swimming is fully covered.

  • Advice for intermediate, advanced and elite swimmers.
  • Hundreds of photos make learning easy.
  • Improve your swimming speed, success and enjoyment.

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Review: Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching Programme for Swimmers and Triathletes

User Review  - Patty - Goodreads

Maybe a little too much information for beginner swimmers. This book is really geared toward triathletes. But I appreciated the thoroughness and just skipped over the hardcore technical stuff that ... Read full review

Review: Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching Programme for Swimmers and Triathletes

User Review  - Goodreads

Maybe a little too much information for beginner swimmers. This book is really geared toward triathletes. But I appreciated the thoroughness and just skipped over the hardcore technical stuff that ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Paul Newsome and Adam Young are highly experienced triathletes and open water swimmers who teach and coach thousands of people every year all around the world. They are coaching consultants to the British Triathlon Federation and via their Swim Smooth organization they have literally re-written the entire swim coaching syllabus in the UK.

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