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Trim seconds off your time, train more efficiently, or simply maximize your fitness workouts with "Mastering Swimming". Renowned coaches Jim Montgomery and Mo Chambers have teamed up to create the ultimate swimming guide for masters athletes. Swimmers aged 18 to 120 will benefit from a targeted approach that covers these essentials stroke instruction and refinement for freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly with workout plans for fitness and competition training for open-water swimming and triathlon and second-saving starts and turns. In addition, "Mastering Swimming" covers equipment, dry land training, motivational strategies, and guidance for selecting a masters coach or program. With such complete coverage, it's the one resource you'll turn to time and again for a lifetime of serious swimming.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780736074537
ISBN-10: 0736074538
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 13mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jim Montgomery

Jim Montgomery has held 10 swimming world records and won 9 world championships, 14 national titles, and 7 NCAA titles. As a member of the 1976 U.S. Olympic team in Montreal, he won three gold medals and one bronze. He was the first person ever to break 50 seconds in the 100-metre freestyle. Since 1998, Montgomery has also served as aquatics director at Greenhill School in Dallas. In 1986, he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and was the 2002 United States Masters Swimming Coach of the Year Mo Chambers was a software engineer for a large Silicon Valley company when, at age 30, she decided to take a job teaching a group of eager adult swimmers at a local health club. This side job soon became an all-consuming passion that would bring her national recognition. Within a year she left her engineering job to coach swimming full time.