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Coaching Swimming Successfully

Coaching Swimming Successfully - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0736045193

Cover of Coaching Swimming Successfully 2ND 03 (ISBN 978-0736045193)
ISBN13: 978-0736045193
ISBN10: 0736045198
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 03
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2003
International: No

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Coaching Swimming Successfully - 2ND 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736045193

Dick Hannula

ISBN13: 978-0736045193
ISBN10: 0736045198
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 03
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Over the course of a distinguished coaching career, Dick Hannula led his high school teams to 24 consecutive state championships, was a two-time president of the American Swim Coaches Association, and is a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Hannula shares more than 50 years of coaching experience and knowledge in Coaching Swimming Successfully.

With input from successful U.S. and international coaches, Hannula presents the latest stroke improvements for greater efficiency and speed as well as new instruction on underwater dolphin kicking techniques. Full practice plans help coaches accomplish more in each training session.

Veteran and beginning coaches will learn how to motivate swimmers, become better communicators, and be prepared for the challenges of competitive meets. Hannula reveals his personal coaching philosophy and helps coaches develop their own code of ethics as they build a winning swimming program in and out of the pool. Detailed advice on how to evaluate swimmers' performances in practice and in competition, as well as the entire swim program, makes this the complete guide to coaching the sport.

No matter where you coach, Coaching Swimming Successfully will be the guide you refer to season after season.

Table of Contents

PART I COACHING FOUNDATION

Chapter 1 Developing a Swimming Coaching Philosophy
Chapter 2 Communicating Your Approach
Chapter 3 Motivating Swimmers
Chapter 4 Building a Swimming Program


PART II COACHING STROKE TECHNIQUE

Chapter 5 Basic Principles in Teaching Stroke
Chapter 6 Dolphin or Butterfly Kick
Chapter 7 Crawl Stroke
Chapter 8 Backstroke
Chapter 9 Breaststroke
Chapter 10 Butterfly


PART III COACHING PLANS

Chapter 11 Planning
Chapter 12 Preparation for Practice


PART IV COACHING MEETS

Chapter 13 Preparation for Meets
Chapter 14 Handling Meets


PART V COACHING EVALUATION

Chapter 15 Evaluating Swimmers' Performances
Chapter 16 Evaluating your Program

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