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Swimming Fastest: A Comprehensive Guide to the Science of Swimming

October 13, 2014 - Comment

This book is a reference on competitive swimming, including information on stroke technique and training methods for swimming. This updated edition includes new photographs of world-class swimmers that make it easy to visualize proper techniques. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon Guaranteed packaging

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This book is a reference on competitive swimming, including information on stroke technique and training methods for swimming. This updated edition includes new photographs of world-class swimmers that make it easy to visualize proper techniques.

Product Features

  • New
  • Mint Condition
  • Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon
  • Guaranteed packaging

Comments

Craig Richmond says:

Excellent reference for efficient swimming 0

JA Foxton says:

The definitive book on swimming? Swimming Fastest seemed like a rather expensive book – at least until it arrived and I realized that it was the size of an encyclopaedia! But it is not just in terms of quantity that it represents excellent value; the quality of the book is outstanding too.Everything the swimmer could possibly need is contained in this book. It covers the technical aspects of each stroke in great detail. The physiology of exercise, design of training programs and competing are all covered in depth.Maglischo is very candid about errors in his thinking about swimming which he presented in previous editions of the book. For me it was a mark of his authority that he has the confidence and humility to admit to past mistakes.Reading some swimming books it is easy to get the impression that there is only one way to swim correctly and that swimming in the `right way’ is the be-all and end-all of swimming. Maglischo not only tackles the errors which are put forward by…

Joan says:

Peferct answer! That really gets to the heart of it!

John Kimble says:

A Swimming Bible For All Coaches This book is expansive, thorough, informative and in my opinion, a must for any swimming coach.Maglischo is a gifted coach and author and although the sheer size of his book may be daunting, it is his laid back writing style and meticulous attention to detail that mean almost every conceivable angle on competitive swimming technique and training have been effortlessly covered.I, like another reviewer, have began reading before bed and found myself still going into the wee hours of the morning without realising. It is that good!I write this review as an experienced former international swimmer, who is now a novice coach. I was told by my tutor, when I was studying for a coaching award that I should buy this book as it was maybe the most comprehensive text on swimming available. How right he was.The book is essentially divided in two. (there is a small third section on `Racing’) The first half deals extensively with stroke technique,…

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