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The Science of Swimming Hardcover – June, 1968

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall (June 1968)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0137953852
  • ISBN-13: 978-0137953851
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #511,236 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lenka Sterbova on December 24, 2011
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I love this book so much! I have been engaged with swimming in the Czech Republic for many years and this book is like a bible for all coaches of swimming all over the word. So I am very happy to have it now!Although there are new methods of training nowadays, the majority stays the same. Thank you very much!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Chuck Slaght on April 24, 2009
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This is the Old Testament of Swimming. Everyone in swimming should read this as a basic primer then proceed to other resources.

You "MUST READ" this book if you are a swimming coach or want to be one!
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It was as advertised and what I expected. Even though the book was well used, the book serves my needs and I refer to it often. The book was very inexpensive and really deserved a higher price. After I have benefited from the information I will make the book available to others. As such I've given this transaction a 5.
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Despite some of the content being dated, the training programs and explanations are top-notch. It's an advanced read, but worth the time if you're into super-technical explanations of sports science.
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By collie carroll on November 27, 2013
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A classic that changed the sport of swimming and who's fundamentals are applicable today. Succinctly written by a great man and coach. If I were to own just one book on swimming, this would be it.
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