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    The Swimming Drill Book (The Drill Book Series) (Paperback) By (author) Ruben J. Guzman

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    DescriptionThis is the most comprehensive drill book on the market with 131 drills, every turn and finish scenarios and every start possibility. Each drill explains purpose, description, focus points and modifications, accompanied by illustrations that show proper technique and position. A useful 16-week training chart provides guidance on how to plan a training programme using the drills and a two-page layout of each drill. This book builds a foundation of form and efficiency with dozens of drills to improve buoyancy, body position, breathing, kicking and sculling.

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    The Swimming Drill Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ruben J. Guzman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    ISBN 13: 9780736062510
    ISBN 10: 0736062513

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.5
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    BIC subject category V2: WSSC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    DC22: 797.21
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    B&T Approval Code: A09204000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14430
    B&T Approval Code: A09304020
    BISAC V2.8: SPO047000
    DC22: 797.2/1
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SPO043000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: SPC, SCG
    LC classification: GV836.35 .G89 2007
    Illustrations note
    406 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white halftones
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 January 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Ruben Guzman has been a certified coach with United States Swimming for more than 25 years at the recreational, high school, collegiate and competitive year-round levels, leading swimmers to the Olympic trials. He has augmented that experience by advanced study in exercise and behavioural sciences to refine the way he coaches the sport. Guzman is the head coach of an aquatics programme in Sacramento, USA and conducts clinics and training for teams and coaches.
    Review quote
    """The Swimming Drill Book "comes closest to being the most complete package I have seen on expedients and methods for teaching and correcting stroke techniques. This practical and dedicated body of work can be adapted to the specific needs of both experienced and beginner coaches and swimmers, and it will prove to be a valuable contribution to the sport." Cecil ColwinMember of International Swimming Coach Hall of Fame, author, and swimming historian
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Buoyancy and Body Position; Chapter 2. Breathing and Kicking; Chapter 3. Sculling; Chapter 4. Backstroke; Chapter 5. Freestyle; Chapter 6. Breaststroke; Chapter 7. Butterfly; Chapter 8. Freestyle and Backstroke Turns; Chapter 9. Other Turns and Finishes; Chapter 10. Starts.