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For more than a decade, top coaches have turned to one resource time and time again. Collecting the wisdom, insights, and advice from the sport’s legendary instructors, The Swim Coaching Bible immediately established its place in the libraries of swim coaches around the globe.
Coaches, it’s time to make room alongside that classic for a new resource! The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II, picks up where the original left off, providing more instruction, guidance, and expertise on every aspect of the sport.
Inside, you’ll learn the secrets, strategies, and philosophies of 27 of today’s most successful coaches, including these legendary leaders:
• Jack Bauerle
• George Block
• Mike Bottom
• Bob Bowman
• Sid Cassidy
• John Urbancheck
• Bill Rose
• Vern Gambetta
• David Durden
• Brett Hawke
• Gregg Troy
• John Leonard
• Dick Shoulberg
• David Marsh
• Teri McKeever
• Bill Sweetenham
From developing swimmers to building a winning program, teaching the nuances and refining stroke techniques to applying the latest research to training and conditioning programs, it’s all here.
Endorsed by the World Swimming Coaches Association, this new collection is another landmark work in competitive swimming. If you coach the sport or want a competitive edge, The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II, is a must-own.
Part I Establishing Priorities
Chapter 1 Developmental Stages of Competitive Swimmers
Chapter 2 From Youth to Senior in Competitive Swimming
Chapter 3 Putting the We in Team
Chapter 4 Mastering Swimming Through the Years
Chapter 5 Building a Team in a Disadvantaged Area
Part II Leading Your Program to Its Full Potential
Chapter 6 Applying Science to Your Coaching
Chapter 7 The X Factor Revisited
Chapter 8 Planning for Success
Chapter 9 Making Your Program Fun for Swimmers
Part III Teaching Stroke Technique
Chapter 10 Trends and Techniques in Freestyle
Chapter 11 Trends and Techniques in Backstroke
Chapter 12 Trends and Techniques in Butterfly
Chapter 13 Trends and Techniques in Breaststroke
Chapter 14 The Fifth Stroke: Underwater Kicking
Chapter 15 Better Starts, Turns, and Finishes
Part IV Training for Optimal Performance
Chapter 16 The Art of Training Sprinters
David Marsh and Bill Pilczuk
Chapter 17 Middle Distance Training for All Strokes
Chapter 18 Freestyle Distance Training
Bill Rose With Mike Lewis
Chapter 19 Training for Open Water
Chapter 20 Individual Medley Training
Chapter 21 Training for Relays
Chapter 22 Dryland Training
Chapter 23 Power Training in the Pool
Part V Final Touches for Peak Performance
Chapter 24 Positive Communication, Positive Results
Chapter 25 Mind Over Body in Competition
“The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II, offers essential tactics to make training sessions more successful. It should be on every coach’s desk.”
Gregg Troy-- Head Swimming and Diving Coach, University of Florida, U.S. Men’s 2012 Olympic Swimming Coach
"Dick Hannula and Nort Thornton are two of the most thought-provoking coaches of our time. In The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II, they have secured a cast of authors second to none to provide an ideal resource for improving swimmers’ performance.”
John Leonard-- Executive Director, American Swimming Coaches Association
How to Design and Implement a Training Program for the Butterfly
The Importance of the Start to the Backstroke