The Swim Coaching Bible offers you an all-star, international cast of swimming experts sharing their knowledge on producing the most successful individual athletes and teams in the sport. This book is sure to be a classic—one that swimming coaches reach for again and again. Specifically, The Swim Coaching Bible covers the key principles of coaching and program administration, conducting effective practice sessions, teaching techniques for every stroke, and training programs for every event. Endorsed by the World Swimming Coaches Association, the book shares the wisdom of the world’s best coaches, who address the topics they know best.
Contributors include: Dick Hannula and Nort Thornton: A Complete Swimming Resource From All-Star Coaches Richard Quick: Believing in Belief Jean Freeman: Putting Fun Into the Swimming Experience Peter Daland: Coaching With Integrity John Leonard: Tailoring Your Approach to Specific Competition Levels Jack Bauerle: Administering and Marketing a Winning Program Skip Kenney: Developing a Successful Team Bill Sweetenham: Maximizing Swimmers’ Talent Development Jill Sterkel: Planning for Short- and Long-Range Performances Bruce Mason: Putting Science Into Practices Deryk Snelling: Applying the Art of Coaching Rick DeMont: Freestyle Dick Hannula: Backstroke Pablo Morales: Butterfly David Salo: Breaststroke John Trembley: Starts, Turns, and Finishes Mike Bottom: Freestyle Sprint Training Doug Frost: Freestyle Middle-Distance Training Dick Jochums: Freestyle Distance Training Eddie Reese: Backstroke and Butterfly Sprint Training Bill Rose: Backstroke and Butterfly 200-meter Training Jon Urbancheck: Breaststroke Training Dick Shoulberg: Individual Medley Training David Marsh: Relay Training Randy Reese: Power Training Don Gambril: Preparing to Excel in Competition
This is, without question, the most prolific and authoritative group ever assembled in a single swimming book. The Swim Coaching Bible is a book that will be treasured for many years to come.