Swimming for Total Fitness: A Progressive Aerobic Program

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Doubleday, 1993 - Health & Fitness - 400 pages
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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About the author (1993)

, aquatics specialist for over forty years, is a professor of physical education and athletics at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York. She is a World Masters swimming and synchro champion. Dr. Katz received the International Olympic Committee’s FINA Certificate of Merit to honor her dedication and contribution to the development of the sport of swimming during the 2000 Olympics. She has served as a member of the Disability International Foundation, USA Swimming, the International Swimming Hall of Fame, and more. She is the author of Your Water Workout. She lives in New York City. www.globalaquatics.com

NANCY P. BRUNING is an author and editor specializing in how-to and fitness subjects. She has been swimming since the age of three.

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