Swimming for Total Fitness: A Progressive Aerobic Program
A progressive program for those who want to learn to swim, as well as for swimmers at every level. Katz explains how to swim in detail and offers drills to improve stroke techniques, tops on improving starts and turns, and a series of progressive workouts designed to increase the athlete's strength and stamina. Line drawings throughout.
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Katz, an accomplished swimmer and educator, offers this update of her 1981 book of the same title ( LJ 3/15/81). She presents a graduated program to learning the basics of swimming, beginning with ... Read full review
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200 yards/meters 30 seconds rest alternate breathing arm motion arm pull arm stroke arms and legs arms extended arms straight begin Bend your knees bobbing body position body roll breaststroke breaststroke swim butterfly stroke catch catch-up chest chlorine controlled breathing Cool-down coordinate crawl stroke crawl/freestyle dive dolphin kick dry land easy swim elbow elementary backstroke enter the water exhale EXTRATIPS Fartlek feel feet flip turn flutter kick forward freestyle frog kick head hips inhale keep kick drills kickboard leg motions lift Main Set Masters Masters Swimming minute rest minutes Swimmers muscles open turn phase prone glide prone position pull-buoy pull-kick-swim push push-off recovery relaxed Repeat rhythmic breathing scissors kick sculling Shape-ups shoulder shoulder-deep water side sidestroke Skill practice standing straighten streamlined stretch stroke cycle suimming supine position surface swimmer's choice thigh Total Distance treading underwater whip kick windmill backstroke workout yards/meters Warm-up