Swim Speed Secrets for Swimmers and Triathletes
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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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.
|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 & ï¿½Calling the Suitï¿½|
|Epilogue: Taorminaï¿½s Top 20: Changes in Swimming Since 1924|
|For Beginners: Understanding Swimming Lingo & Workout Design|
|Ask an Olympian: Answers to Common Questions|
|About the Author|