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Masters Swimming: A Manual

Masters Swimming: A Manual (Paperback)

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The popularity and growth of Masters swimming underscores the movement towards adult fitness in the 21st century. This book, written jointly by a Masters coach and a Masters swimmer, provides an exciting and comprehensive look at the international phenomenon of Masters swimming, its opportunities, rewards and challenges. Adult swimmers of all ages and levels of experience, as well as those interested in coaching Masters swimming will find an abundance of useful information, ideas and resources in "Masters Swimming - A Manual". In addition, the authors reflections on their own extensive experience with Masters swimming provide sometimes humorous, but always insightful reading. Beginner swimmers will be inspired to take the plunge after reading chapters on technique and making a routine that works. Experienced swimmers will be motivated to get back in the swim through chapters on conditioning and making it rewarding. Coaches will be encouraged to get involved with chapters on structuring a new team and program continuity. "Masters Swimming - A Manual" is a book the reader will keep and open again and again.

It covers the many faces of master swimming, from fitness swimmer to retired champion.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationSwimming & diving Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Publication Date: 30/05/2006 ISBN-13: 9781841261850  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Blythe Lucero, born in 1957, was raised in Berkeley, California and swam competitively for 13 years before finding her calling as a coach. She has worked with both youth and adult swimmers with great success. She currently coaches Berkeley Aquatic Masters, overseeing the training and development of 80 adult swimmers of all ages and levels. She is also a Water Safety Instructor Trainer for the Red Cross. Besides coaching and teaching swimming, she works as a freelance graphic designer. Cornelia Bleul-Gohlke, born in 1966 in Berlin/Germany has been involved in competitive swimming since she was six years old. As a teenager, she was a member of the German National Swim Team and became a 5-time World Champion, holding 2 European records, and most recently 4 American National short course Championship titles as a Masters Swimmer afterwards. She has a PhD in Sport Science and has worked as a teacher and teacher trainer in many schools and sport institutions.

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