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    Swim Speed Secrets for Swimmers and Triathletes

    ISBN-10: 1934030880
    ISBN-13: 9781934030882
    Author(s): Sheila Taormina
    Description: InSwim Speed Secrets, 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina reveals the swimming technique used by her peers, the world's fastest swimmers. Taormina describes propulsion, feel and the critical components of the  More...
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    Publisher: VeloPress
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 212
    Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
    Weight: 1.100
    Language: English

    InSwim Speed Secrets, 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina reveals the swimming technique used by her peers, the world's fastest swimmers. Taormina describes propulsion, feel and the critical components of the freestyle swim stroke. Appropriate for beginners through national level swimmers and triathletes, this book is an indispensible tool, filled with color photos, highlighting the freestyle technique used by the best swimmers in the world.

    Sheila Taormina is the only woman in the world to have competed in four consecutive Olympic games in three distinctly different sports-swimming, triathlon, and modern pentathlon. She currently travels as a motivational speaker for businesses, schools, and community organizations, and conducts swim clinics worldwide.

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    The Pareto Principle: Applying the 80/20 Rule in the Pool
    The Big Picture: Understanding the Swimming Equation
    The Vital Element: A Case to Prove It
    Fluid Dynamics & Theories of Propulsion: The Challenges & the Beauty
    The Underwater Pull: Vital Elements of the Vital Element
    Developing the Underwater Pull: Exercises to Improve Strength, Flexibility & Feel
    The Swimming Equation Applied: Stroke Counts & Rates of Top Swimmers
    Piecing It All Together: Conclusions & �Calling the Suit�
    Epilogue: Taormina�s Top 20: Changes in Swimming Since 1924
    For Beginners: Understanding Swimming Lingo & Workout Design
    Ask an Olympian: Answers to Common Questions
    Drill Videos
    References
    Index
    About the Author

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