Complete Conditioning for Swimming

Author: Dave Salo

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 073607242X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 260

View: 856

From more powerful strokes to quicker turns, propel yourself to improved times with Complete Conditioning for Swimming. This multidimensional training program uses fitness assessments to tailor strength, endurance, and flexibility exercises to each swimmer's individual needs. Dave Salo, coach of Olympic medalists Rebecca Soni, Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Jason Lezak, and Scott A. Riewald, performance specialist for the U.S. Olympic Committee, have teamed up to create a comprehensive program that provides you with the following tools to improve your times: - Exercises and drills for each stroke - Event-based workouts and programs - Dryland training - Tapering for peak performance - Year-round conditioning plans - Nutrition before, during, and after swim meets In addition, the 80-minute DVD takes you to the pool and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the sport's elite. Complete Conditioning for Swimming is simply the best guide to preparing your body for competitive success.
Complete Conditioning for Tennis, 2E

Author: United States Tennis Association

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492519331

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

View: 871

Increase shot power and on-court speed and agility with the most comprehensive tennis conditioning resource available. Combining 204 drills and exercises with online access to 56 video demonstrations, the only strength and conditioning resource endorsed by the USTA will help you outlast the competition.
Science of Sport: Swimming

Author: Alexander Marinof

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781785002175

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 300

View: 886

The Science of Sport - Swimming is a complete guide for swimming training through the application of physiological, biomechanical, psychological, strength and conditioning, nutritional and injury management methods that can be used to optimize performance. Practical examples are included on the components of swimming conditioning, technical and mental training, and how they relate to the various swimming speciality events. The text provides details on mental and strength conditioning training exercises and racing day preparation methods for various abilities, including speciality swimmers who seek performance improvement constantly. The book includes contributions from leading coaches and sport scientists, sport psychologists, sports medical practitioners and Olympic, world and national champion swimmers. Illustrated throughout with 110 colour photographs.
Complete Conditioning for Basketball

Author: National Basketball Conditioning Coaches Association

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736057846

Category: Basketball

Page: 220

View: 264

Complete Conditioning for Basketball presents the ultimate in training for the sport from the National Basketball Conditioning Coaches Association, the experts who work daily to maximize the performance potential of the game's top stars. Build your strength and power to be a beast on the boards. Improve your quickness and agility to be a defensive stopper. Increase your vertical jump to rise over defenders for uncontested shots. With over 200 exercises, drills, performance tests, and workouts, plus a 60-minute instructional DVD, Complete Conditioning for Basketball is the most comprehensive training resource for men and women at all levels of competition. Get the most out of your workouts and add new dimensions to your game. Complete Conditioning for Basketball will help you to fulfill your potential and make the most of every opportunity on the court.
Science of Swimming Faster

Author: Riewald, Scott

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736095716

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 616

View: 351

Editors Riewald and Rodeo assemble many of the world’s leading swimming experts to reveal the latest in research, technology, training, and performance across the sport. Authoritative and applicable, Science of Swimming Faster dives into the physiology, biomechanics, medicine, psychology, and training for swim performance while providing prescriptive advice along the way.
Developing Swimmers

Author: Michael Brooks

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492595106

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 551

Talent, skill, and a passion to compete: These are the characteristics that define elite-level swimmers. But as the sport’s best coaches know, even the most gifted of athletes won’t develop these traits without a plan—one that recognizes talent, develops skills, and nurtures success. Developing Swimmers is the only book to offer a comprehensive, long-term plan beginning at an age-group level. Renowned coach Michael Brooks shares the insights, secrets, and strategies that have transformed his athletes and swim teams from novice competitors to distinguished champions. Developing Swimmers will show you how to -evaluate and identify talent in even the youngest swimmers; -establish realistic yet challenging short- and long-term goals for your athletes; -assess and refine strokes for greater power and efficiency; -improve starts, turns, and finishes for faster times; -structure positive and productive practices for swimmers and swim teams; and -foster your swimmers’ passion, bolster commitment, and instill winning attitudes. From motivation to meet management to race-day tactics, Developing Swimmers covers it all. It is the guide every coach should have on the shelf. With Developing Swimmers, you will improve the performance of your swimmers—and your entire team.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby

Author: Paul Pook

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736098304

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 258

View: 247

A focused conditional program has become essential ton on-field rugby success. Pook presents a comprehensive training approach that builds players' physical abilities as well as the rugby-specific skills their positions require.
Foundations of Strength Training for Swimmers

Author: Deniz Hekmati

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9798683192501


Page: 90

View: 709

Swimming is among the most physically demanding sports on the planet, involving endless hours of grueling training. Intensity and volume often overrule other critical aspects of performance, like preparing the body to withstand such taxing work. As a result, swimmers suffer from more overuse injuries than almost all other athletes.It does not have to be this way. Success in the pool means taking into account all aspects of training. With this book, Deniz Hekmati takes a deep dive into how strength training and recovery impact performance for swimmers of all ages, ranging from complete novices to Olympians. His science-based solutions will challenge your views on the relationship between strength training and fast swimming.This book is for all the swimming enthusiasts who realize that they themselves hold the keys to their own success. It is for the coaches who are passionate about making swimmers faster and addressing their injuries. And it is for the devoted swimmer parent looking to understand the sport and set their child up for success and good health.
Open Water

Author: Mikael Rosén

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452170039

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 227

Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water. Rosén also provides a look into the lives of professional swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Sarah Sjöström, sharing insights into what makes these greats super swimmers. Packed with interesting history, science, and trivia, as well as useful charts, maps, sidebars, tips, and strategies—plus plenty of photos sprinkled throughout—this compendium is a must-have for any athlete or swimming fanatic.
Complete Conditioning for Hockey

Author: Ryan van Asten

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781718208889

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 360

View: 659

Hockey players are stronger, quicker, and more agile than ever before. To compete and win in today’s game requires superior stamina and strength. Complete Conditioning for Hockey can help get you there with a year-round training plan that will get you primed for a winning season. Author Ryan van Asten, one of the game’s leading strength and conditioning coaches, shares the same approach he’s used with top athletes and teams at the professional and national levels—including NHL Stanley Cup winners, Canada’s Olympic gold medal–winning women’s hockey team, and multiple world championship teams. Complete Conditioning for Hockey covers every aspect of physical preparation, including these: Movement optimization Endurance and stamina Functional strength and power Acceleration and speed Change of direction and reactivity Recovery and injury risk reduction Throughout, you’ll find more than 145 exercises, each with progressions and variations, to optimize your training in order to continue your development season after season. The position-specific guidelines will help to personalize training to your skill set, experience level, and role on the team. Training plans provide specific information and exercises for the off-season, preseason, in-season, and postseason to ensure optimal peaking and recovery. Complete Conditioning for Hockey also features a detailed analysis of player movement and conditioning needs, taking the process of physical preparation for hockey to a whole new level. CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The Complete Conditioning for Hockey Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Complete Conditioning for Hockey With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam.
Get in the Water

Author: Mr Robert Hans Boder


ISBN: 9781456630379

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 82

View: 232

Robert Boder's Get in the water is a book of innovative methods to educate coaches, athletes and parent in basic skills of competitive swimming. It is a starting point to understand many important aspects of the sport: - learning to do the strokes for speed and injury prevention - proper physical and mental training - interaction between of coaches with parents - appendices of rules, swim terms, meet (events, scoring, to dos) and equipment to buy. The book starts by briefly covering the science for efficient motion through water in simple terms. There are pictures and diagrams even beginning swimmers can understand and is appropriate for coaches to use in teaching strokes. After that it has age group training techniques, coaching tips, suggestions for Masters and Triathlon training. It is a short and thorough introduction to these topics. The sections for parents are based on his age group swimming experience and dealing with team parents. It is a realistic assessment of what to look for and expect to find in an appropriate program. Very successful Masters swimmers have commented on the explanation clearity and instruction value that went far beyond what is only directed to entry level swimmers.