Swim Speed Secrets

Swim Speed Secrets

NOW YOU CAN TOO! Sheila Taormina is your guide to unlocking speed. In this new edition of the best-selling Swim Speed Secrets, the 4-time Olympian and world champion triathlete offers even more insight on mastering freestyle.

Author: Sheila Taormina

Publisher: Swim Speed

ISBN: 1937715817

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

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"Originally published in 2010 as Call the Suit by Sheila Taormina"--T.p. verso.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Swim Speed Secrets for Swimmers and Triathletes

Swim Speed Secrets for Swimmers and Triathletes

Master the Freestyle Technique Used by the World's Fastest Swimmers Sheila Taormina ... Consider for a moment that the women's world records are now as fast as the men's world records from the early 1970s. That means that even Mark ...

Author: Sheila Taormina

Publisher: VeloPress

ISBN: 9781937716233

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 212

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In Swim Speed Secrets, 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina reveals the swim technique used by the world’s fastest swimmers. Over the course of 4 Olympic Games and throughout her career as a world champion triathlete, Taormina refined her exceptional technique as a student of the sport, studying the world’s best swimmers using underwater photographs and video analysis. From Johnny Weissmuller to Michael Phelps, the world’s fastest swimmers share two common elements: high stroke rate and a high-elbow underwater pull. Many swimmers and triathletes neglect the underwater pull, distracted by stroke count or perfecting less critical details like body position, streamlining, and roll. Swim Speed Secrets focuses on producing power—the most crucial element of swimming—to help triathletes and swimmers overhaul their swim stroke and find the speed that’s been eluding them. With a commonsense approach that comes from decades of practice and years of hands-on coaching experience, Taormina shows swimmers how to transition to faster swimming. Swim Speed Secrets includes: The best drills to cultivate a more sensitive feel for the water Dryland and strength building exercises to develop arm position and upper body musculature Crisp photos of Olympic swimmers and variations in their high-elbow underwater pull Clear descriptions of the key moments of the underwater pull Tips that helped her perform at a world-class level for two decades Sheila Taormina’s Swim Speed Secrets brings the focus back where it belongs—to a powerful underwater stroke. With this approach, triathletes and swimmers can stop swimming for survival and break through to new levels of speed and confidence in the water.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Swim Speed Strokes for Swimmers and Triathletes

Swim Speed Strokes for Swimmers and Triathletes

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.

Author: Sheila Taormina

Publisher: VeloPress

ISBN: 9781937716608

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 212

View: 162

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 swimmers and triathletes how they can swim with elite technique in all four swimming strokes--butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Using crystal-clear photographs and her engaging, straightforward style, Coach Taormina explains the science behind power and speed in the water, explores the elements common to every stroke, and examines stroke technique in detail in individual stroke chapters. Swim Speed Strokes goes deep into the fastest swimming technique for each stroke, breaking down the pull, kick, core movement, and timing of 13 elite swimmers and Olympians including Peter Vanderkaay, Rebecca Soni, Aaron Peirsol, Rowdy Gaines, Ashley Whitney, Vlad Morozov, Ariana Kukors, Andrew Gemmell, Laura Sogar, Nicolas Fink, Elizabeth Beisel, Doug Reynolds, and Melanie Margalis. Taormina interviews each athlete and analyzes underwater photos and race stroke data to break down their technique in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. From the catch through the curvilinear path and diagonal phase to the power-packed finish phase, Taormina explores the pull patterns to show how any swimmer can improve their own swimming. As Taormina shows in Swim Speed Strokes, the fastest technique for all four swimming strokes is remarkably similar. One-stroke swimmers will find big improvements in practicing the others, refining their feel for the water, coordination, and stroke efficiency. Whether you want to master every stroke or simply improve on your best one, Swim Speed Strokes will show you how to become the strongest swimmer you can be.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Swim Speed Workouts for Swimmers and Triathletes

Swim Speed Workouts for Swimmers and Triathletes

Swim Sheila’s essential workouts—and break out to your fastest freestyle. Sheila Taormina is an internationally recognized swimming coach.

Author: Sheila Taormina

Publisher: Swim Speed Series

ISBN: 1937715019

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 44

View: 216

Issued in a waterproof slipcase, this item contains a paperback book and 75 loose cards describing the tool kit, drills, tubing, and exercises to be used in the workouts.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Swimming World and Junior Swimmer

Swimming World and Junior Swimmer

John Jerome , in the same age group , has consistently been a top performer in the freestyle events in national competition . John started in Masters about four years ago , having almost no competitive swimming background prior to that ...

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ISBN: PSU:000063838404

Category: Swimming

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Categories: Swimming

Video Sourcebook

Video Sourcebook

2 : Heavyweight Champions Greatest Fights Subject Index Fantastic Football Plays Fantastic Hockey Fights Fast Break ... Swimming Techniques The Exciting World of Don Cherry's All New Rock Saltwater Fly Fishing ' em Sock ' em Hockey ...

Author: Thomson Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 1414400993

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 4000

View: 915

From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Art of Freestyle

The Art of Freestyle

This book tells you the secrets. Freestyle is a thinking person's sport. The authors, the contributors and the book's publisher have an unrivalled breadth of knowledge in this field, so let this book do some of the thinking for you.

Author: Eric Brymer

Publisher: Pesda Press

ISBN: 0953195635

Category: Kayaking

Page: 220

View: 266

This book is intended to be instructional, inspirational and of interest to both novice and expert alike. The assumption is made that to even begin to playboat the paddler will already be an intermdiate white water boater familiar with basic strokes and boating skills. For the interested non paddler a glossary of terms is included. Part One gives an overview of the sport and lays the foundations of understanding on which the rest of the book builds, as well as exploring safety issues and exploring key concepts. Part Two describes and coaches the moves which are divided into intermediate and advanced standard. Part Three looks at how to train in order to hone your physical and mental skills and be 'the best you can be'. Never before has so much freestyle, rodeo and playboating information from so many great boaters been gathered together in one place. In a world dominated by the biggest, the fastest, the loudest...the most big headed, this book makes a stand. Whilst of course covering all the latest moves, the authors have not been frightened to start right back at basic concepts. Technical ability is nothing without knowledge, without planning and without stamina. This book tells you the secrets. Freestyle is a thinking person's sport. The authors, the contributors and the book's publisher have an unrivalled breadth of knowledge in this field, so let this book do some of the thinking for you. The full colour format and the emphasis on personal training and coaching make for a particularly easy read. When planning my preparation or training before a competition, I always try to evaluate its potential benefits in terms of how many places it will have helped me move up in the final results. As a general rule in life, any time spent off the water should be viewed with suspicion! However, use this time constructively and absorb the information in this book and you will reap your own rewards. The Art of Freestyle is a book genuinely written by paddlers for paddlers. It is often a hard task to get top athletes to part with their preferred training or competition techniques, but this book is full of such 'Top Tips'. This is not a book written just by its authors, but by a wealth of accomplished paddlers. It is this subtle combination that keeps the reader in the real world...believing in a move, not just imagining it. This is the real world...believe you can do it.
Categories: Kayaking

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

The orphaned Pip is serving as a blacksmith's apprentice when an unknown benefactor supplies the means for him to be educated in London as a gentleman of "great expectations."

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ISBN: OCLC:85967755

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Page: 453

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