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"Salo is an amazing teacher and coach who understands the importance of peak conditioning to a swimmer's success. Combining book and DVD, Complete Conditioning for Swimming captures his unique approach, making it the most comprehensive training resource in the sport today."
4 time Olympic medalist
"With exercises and programs tailored to address the physical demands of every stroke and event, Complete Conditioning for Swimming is a competitive swimmer's dream."
7 time Olympic medalist
Dave Salo has been one of the nation's top swimming coaches for more than 20 years and currently is the head coach of the USC men's and women's swimming teams. Before joining the Trojan swim program, Salo served as head coach of Irvine Novaquatics, where he trained Olympic medalists Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Jason Lezak. Salo has coached Olympic medalists such as Rebecca Soni, Jessica Hardy, Ous Mellouli, Vladimir Morozov, Larsen Jensen, Gabe Woodward, Staciana Stitts, Colleen Lanne, Ricky Berens, Eric Shanteau, Haley Anderson, Krayzelburg, Peirsol, Beard, and Lezak. Over his career, he has continued to serve at the national level, accepting coaching assignments for the United States at the 2005 World Championships and the 2001 Goodwill Games. In 2010, he was inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame. SwimNews.com named Salo 2010 international Women's Coach of the Year. In 2012 he completed his third U.S. Olympic staff coaching assignment, serving as a U.S. Olympic women's swim team assistant coach. Thirteen of Salo’s swimmers from USC competed for a combined 10 countries at the 2012 Olympics. Salo earned his MS and PhD in exercise physiology from USC and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Scott A. Riewald is a performance technologist for the U.S. Olympic Committee, where he focuses on biomechanics and technology for endurance sports. Previously, he was USA Swimming's biomechanics director at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, where he worked with many of the nation's top swimmers. During his tenure, he lectured throughout the United Sates on the use of science to improve performance of individual swimmers and entire teams. He also worked as the biomechanics director for the United States Tennis Association in Key Biscayne, Florida.
Riewald is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a certified personal trainer, and he earned his MS and PhD in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University. As an undergraduate, he was a competitive swimmer at Boston University, where he still holds several school and conference records. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, photography, and spending time with his family.
I wish the publisher could find a solution for those not having an ipad to view the videos in this book.Published 2 days ago by G. NOME
Very helpful. Some errors in calculation regarding carbohydrates but overall a great book. Easy to read, fluid, it gives many useful advices of how to achieve one's goal.Published 4 months ago by Formula1fan
This book is fantastic. The DVD is right on point. I recommend it to all the upcoming swimmers such as myself.Published 5 months ago by Saba
Very easy to understand and to learn about all exercises. The DVD has all test included and it makes an easy learnPublished 11 months ago by Edward Y Yamaguti
The DVD is great, with many exercises to strength the body for specifics muscles and areas.
Exercises to develop muscles and strength for swimming better.
Thanks for the quick delivery....I am 70 years old and still a competitive swimmer....Masters and senior games.... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Bill Stehle
GREAT SWIMMING BOOK AND HAS A DVD VIDEO TO GO ALONG WITH IT.
VERY MUCH A PRACTICAL BOOK THAT CAN BE APPLIED.
I am a former competitive wonder and am looking at getting back in shape. This is a wonderful book and I wish I had read it in high school.Published 14 months ago by turtlej44
Competitive swimmer on 15 years, swam high school and d 1 college. The book was the best break down on incorporating dry land into workouts. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Linda