The Complete Book of Swimming
The two-time United States men's Olympic swimming coach details the basics of swimming, the movements of the crawl, backstroke, breast stroke, and butterfly, and programs for in-water and dry-land training
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angle arm action arm pull arm recovery back crawl beat body position breaststroke kick breath butterfly butterfly stroke chapter coach competitive swimmers competitive swimming crawl stroke departure distance downward drills dry-land efficient effort elbow bend elementary backstroke enter the water exercise exhale facing diagonally feet flutter kick forward freestyle fully extended glide position Head Position held high elbow position hips inhalation interval of rest Jim Montgomery John Naber keep kickboard knees Kornelia Ender learn to swim lift Mark Spitz medial rotation meters methods of training muscles outward P.M. workouts pace clock palm facing pool prone glide pull begins pull buoy Pull Pattern pulse rate pushing the water race repeat swims repetition training scissors kick season shoulders shown in Fig sidestroke skill slightly speed sprint training streamlined submerge surface Swim 4 x swimming strokes thrust top hand turn type of training underwater upper arm upward Warm-up