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Swimming Technique, Training, Competition by Alan Lynn

Swimming Technique, Training, Competition

Part of the Crowood Sports Guides Series

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Swimming Technique, Training, Competition by Alan Lynn

Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will help make you a better sportsperson whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Featured in this book are: information boxes containing key points and top tips; sequence photographs and detailed diagrams in colour; a thorough analysis of the four strokes [Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle]; starts and turns analysis, including the individual Medley; valuable advice on techniques, coaching, drills, training, tapering, nutrition, and competition psychology; and an introduction to rules and equipment.

About the Author

Alan Lynn is a highly experienced coach and coach educator. He was the Technical Director of Scottish Swimming, was sportscotland Coach of the Year in 1999, and has coached swimmers up to Olympic level. He is currently a Lecturer in Coaching & Sports Development in the Scottish School of Sports Studies, University of Strathclyde.

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Publication date

20th February 2006


Alan Lynn

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The Crowood Press Ltd


128 pages


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