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Aimed at swimmers of various levels of ability, young or old, novice or expert, coaches, and trainers. This book explains the sport of swimming, and analyses the strokes from the beginning stages through to advanced competition. It is illustrated with underwater and above-water colour photographs.

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Swimming: Technique, Training, Competition Strategy 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 Swimming - Crowood Sports Guides are information boxes containing Key Points and Top Tips; sequence photographs and detailed diagrams in colour. There is a thorough analysis of the four strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle). Starts and turns analysis, including the individual Medley are covered and valuable advice on techniques, coaching, drills, training, tapering, nutrition and competition psychology is given. There is also an introduction to rules and equipment.

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About Alan Lynn

Alan Lynn is a highly experienced coach and coach educator. He was the Technical Director of Scottish Swimming, was SportsScotland Coach of the Year in 1999, and has coached swimmers up to Olympic levle. Alan has been involved with swimming for over thirty years as an international competitor and coach, club volunteer and Scottish Swimming Board of Management Director. He coaches junior swimmers at Stirling ASC and is the Course Director for the undergraduate BA Sport programme at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

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Swimming: Technique, Training, Competition Strategy by Alan Lynn
Alan Lynn
Crowood Sports Guides
Used - Very Good
The Crowood Press Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.