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Swim Speed Strokes for Swimmers and Triathletes Master Freestyle, Butterfly, Breaststroke and Backstroke for Your Fastest Swimming

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ISBN-10: 1937715213

ISBN-13: 9781937715212

Edition: 2014

Authors: Sheila Taormina, Rowdy Gaines

List price: $28.99
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In her best-selling book Swim Speed Secrets, 4-time Olympian and gold medalist Sheila Taormina revealed the freestyle swimming technique used by the world's fastest swimmers.Now in Swim Speed Strokes, Taormina shows how swimmers can swim their fastest in all four competitive swimming strokes; backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, and freestyle. In her clear, easily understood style, Taormina reveals the techniques common to all four swim strokes so that any swimmer can swim faster.Swim Speed Strokes features the stroke technique of elite swimmers and Olympians Peter Vanderkaay, Rebecca Soni, Aaron Piersol, Rowdy Gaines, Ashley Whitney, Vlad Morosov, Ariana Kukors, Andrew Gemmell, Laura…    
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 9/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.97" wide x 8.98" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Sheila Taormina is a 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, triathlon world champion, and swimming coach. She is one of a handful of athletes who have competed in four Olympic games and the only woman in the world to have competed in three distinctly different sports--swimming, triathlon, and modern pentathlon. At the unswimmerlike height of just 5' 2", Taormina refined her exceptional freestyle swim technique to win a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics and the 2004 ITU triathlon world championship. For 15 years, Taormina has coached elite and age-group swimmers and triathletes to develop the strong underwater pull that propelled her to such athletic success in her racing career. Taormina conducts…    

Former journalist Bob Schaller has written numerous articles for USA Swimming and its magazine,Splash.nbsp;He is the author of several books, includingNEVER STOP PUSHING:My Life from a Wyoming Farm to the Olympic Medals Stand, about Olympic gold medalist wrestler Rulon Gardner andWHAT THOUGH THE ODDS: Haley Scott’s Journey of Faith and Triumph.Visit his website at www.bobschaller.com.